The first tea auction for the 2023-24 auction year will begin at Chattogram Tea Auction Center on April 17.
The second auction will be held on April 26 at Srimangal, the second tea auction center in the country.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Tea Sales Co-ordination Committee on Monday with Bangladesh Tea Board Chairman Major General Ashraful Islam in the chair, said a press release.
A total of 46 tea auctions will be held in Chattogram while 23 in Srimangal in the 2023-24 fiscal year, according to the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, Major General Asharaful Islam said that tea production and auction activities were normal in the country due to various initiatives taken by the Tea Board and implementation of various plans and sincere efforts of the tea industry stakeholders.
The Tea Board chairman urged all concerned stakeholders to work in unison to keep normal the auction operations and the market of tea in the 2023-24 auction year.