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Atkotiya, Kanak N. (2005) Analysis of Financial Performance of Tea Industry in India. PhD thesis, Saurashtra University.

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In the long history of human civilization, man has selected and improved three important non-alcoholic beverages from nature’s rich storehouse of plant resource the extract of tealeaves, the extract of coffee beans and the extract of cocoa beans. Tea, Coffee and Cocoa are true stimulants and have been satisfying the palate demands of human beings for centuries. Of the three beverages, tea is the oldest-known and is now the most popular beverage. It leads the other two in the total amount of beverage consumed, and it is less expensive compared to coffee and cocoa. Today, the plant is cultivated on a larger scale compared to coffee and cocoa being adapting to a wide range of agro climatic conditions. As one of the widely preferred global beverages, tea has the scientific name of Camellia Sinuses. Based on a survey, tea accounts for 90%, filter coffee 4%, malted health beverages 2%, instant coffee 2% and carbonated soft drinks just above 1% of total consumption. Squashes, concentrates, mineral water account for a minuscule part of the consumption. The present study entitled “ Analysis of Financial Performance of Tea Industry in India” has been undertaken with the object of analyzing and evaluating the financial performance of the tea industry in India. The study covers ten reputed tea companies of India. The present study obtains an insight into the financial position of the selected companies of tea industry in India, and to judge, their financial performance and financial strength. The financial performance of selected companies during the years from 1997-1998 to 2002-2003 is thoroughly examined. The Present study includes the following ten companies of Tea Industry, namely AFT Ind. Ltd., Dhunseri V Tea and Ind. Ltd., Goodricke Group Ltd., Greenline Tea and Exports Ltd., Jay Shree Tea and Ind. Ltd., Parry Agro Ind. Ltd., Rossell Ind. Ltd., Tata Tea Ltd., Warren Tea Ltd., and Williamson Tea Assam Ltd.


Item Type Thesis (PhD)
Item ID 203
Creators Atkotiya, Kanak N.
Guide Bhayani, Sanjay J.
Keywords Financial Performance, Tea Industry
Dewey Decimal Subjects 300 Social sciences > 330 Economics > 330 Economics
Library of Congress Subjects H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Department Faculties > Commerce > Department of Commerce
Affiliation with Saurashtra University
Qualification Level Doctoral
Language English
Number of Pages 497
Date August 2005
Registration No Not Available
Depositing User Repository Staff
Date Deposited 15 Mar 2012 07:10
Last Modified 15 Mar 2012 07:10

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