Colombo Commercial Fertilizers, Ceylon Fertilizer Co to provide tea plantations at subsidized rate

The government will provide fertilizer required for tea plantations through state-owned Colombo Commercial Fertilizers Ltd and Ceylon Fertilizer Company Ltd.

“Because the government-owned fertilizer companies provide fertilizer at a minimum price, it will reduce the price of a 50 kg bundle of tea fertilizer, which is currently sold by the private sector for around 15,000 rupees,” Minister for Agriculture, Mahinda Amaraweera was quoted as saying in a statement by the Department of Government Information.

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