A farmer plays with his grandchild while plucking tea leaves at a tea garden in central Hubei province’s Enshi city. Local farmers live on planting tea on the 47,390,000 square metre tea gardens. Photo: Xinhua

Morocco becomes the unlikely first stop for Chinese tea exports as they find their way into global markets through Belt and Road

  • Morocco imported 77,562 tonnes of Chinese tea last year, almost a quarter of China’s total tea exports
  • Most of the 20 largest export markets of Chinese tea – except the US in fourth place and Japan in 11th – lie along the BRI route
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A farmer plays with his grandchild while plucking tea leaves at a tea garden in central Hubei province’s Enshi city. Local farmers live on planting tea on the 47,390,000 square metre tea gardens. Photo: Xinhua
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