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China's Failing Tea Trade; Formosa and Ceylon Teas Cleaner

Postby TokyoB » Jul 9th, '11, 07:32

Interesting article from the NY Times in 1892

http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.h ... a+tea&st=p

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Re: China's Failing Tea Trade; Formosa and Ceylon Teas Cleaner

Postby gingkoseto » Jul 9th, '11, 10:56

This sounds very interesting! That was a time that Chinese industry suffered from all kinds of wars and the industry didn't ever recover until 1950s. Thanks for the link. Will read the full text soon :D

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Re: China's Failing Tea Trade; Formosa and Ceylon Teas Cleaner

Postby teaisme » Jul 9th, '11, 12:17

wow thanks a lot B interesting read !
What a fascinating snapshot of foreign affairs and market trends at the time.

It's amazing how fast things have changed in just a century.

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