Upcountry and other domestic buyers as also exporters apart from the producers who work by way of the auctions of the Coonoor Tea Trade Association (CTTA) are anxious that the regular and prolonged several hours of disruption in the e-auction is hitting the smooth perform of the trade.
“Ever given that the Tea Board migrated to cloud server pretty much a yr ago, we have been dealing with disruption in the e-auction. On many days, the disruption was for quick time period like 10 minutes but there were being complaints from buyers that some of their bids were being not getting duly registered thereby defeating the inherent importance of the e-auction,” CTTA Chairman L Vairavan advised BusinessLine.
“At the previous auciton, the difficulty was acute as there was stoppage for around two several hours. This dampened the spirit of the buyers some of whom left the auction not able