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Tough times for Sri Lanka tea pickers

24 April 2012 Last updated at 04:59 BST

Sri Lanka is world famous for its tea and is one of the country's biggest exports. But many of those who work in the industry live in poverty - and their lives are getting tougher.

Turmoil in many of the biggest importing countries mean sales are getting delayed and income is falling.

The BBC's Charles Haviland reports on the sense of gloom in Sri Lanka's tea industry.