In 2006, world tea production is 3.6 million tons, however consumption in 2006 is 3.64 million tons world wide, assuming the extra 40k tons of teas were reserves from previous years. If the trend continues, will we run out of teas to buy? Nooooo!
In 2007, world wide tea production increased by 3%, however consumption increased only 1%. Supply and demand will correct itself.