PENETRATION INTO EUROPEAN UNION TEA MARKET

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dc.contributor.author WISNAGALAGE, N.N.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-08-06T08:04:00Z
dc.date.available 2021-08-06T08:04:00Z
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.other UWU/TEA/08/0040
dc.identifier.uri http://www.erepo.lib.uwu.ac.lk/bitstream/handle/123456789/6894/UWULD%20TEA%2008%200040-03052019105650.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
dc.description.abstract Increase of the revenue from tea is lower than the cost of production rise. Therefore market penetration was identified as a method to increase the demand for Ceylon tea and increase the revenue. Since a very low quantity is exported to EU region, it is important to pay attention on that market. Objective of this study was to identify the significant factors affecting on penetration into EU tea market. Data was collected through a standard questionnaire. Thirty large and medium scale tea exporters were interviewed. Personal interviews were conducted to obtain deeper knowledge about the subject under study. Collected data was analyzed using multiple regression model using MINITAB 14 statistical package. The p-value of the overall model is 0.000, Therfore the overall model is significant. Value addition, quality, distribution procedure, market experience, Ways of approaching new markets and failure rate were identified as significant. Based on the response of the exporters alternatives, competition, investment, bilateral trade agreements between EU and competitors, market knowledge also important to penetrate in to the EU tea market. Several interactions among factors were also identified through correlation analysis. Key words — European Union, Market penetration, Ceylon tea, Promotion, Quality en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries ;UWU/TEA/08/0040
dc.subject Tea Technology and Value Addition Degree Programme ( TEA) en_US
dc.title PENETRATION INTO EUROPEAN UNION TEA MARKET en_US
dc.title.alternative Research Article – TEA 2012 en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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