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Journal of Tea Science ›› 2011, Vol. 31 ›› Issue (3): 264-272.doi: 10.13305/j.cnki.jts.2011.03.012

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Organization of Chinese Tea Industry:Performance and Policy

SU Zhu-cheng   

  1. Zhejiang Agriculture and Forestry University, Linan 311300, China
  • Received:2011-01-14 Revised:2011-03-14 Online:2011-06-15 Published:2019-09-06

Abstract: The organization of Chinese tea industry, its performance and policy, were discussed in this paper. The present organizational structure of Chinese tea industry showed some features such as small householder of tea garden, no-monopoly competition, market division between primary and refining production, processing for exportation according to giving samples and so on. From perspective of other major tea-production countries, the organizational structure was characterized by vertical proportional share-distribution in Sri Lanka, cooperation institution of farmers in Japan and exportation of black tea by auction market, which had some significant implication for us. It was suggested that,targeting the market entry of small householder of tea garden and integration of primary and refining production, industry polices should focused on innovation of institution and technology. Besides, transformation of mode of exportation transaction should also be explored.

Key words: Chinese tea industry, organizational structure, performance, policy

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