Costs tell of unprofitability

RAMESH Prasad of Boubale, Labasa, gave us an insight to his financial status as a canefarmer: WHAT HE EARNS Cane price – $65 per tonne Total tonnes of cane: 200 tonnes Total cane income for one season: $13,000 = ($65×200 tonnes) THE BREAKDOWN Income: $13,000 Expenses: * Labour – $20 per tonne per labourer = […]

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