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China Donates 720 Tons Of Ammonium Sulphate To SPF Office

The ammonium sulphate will allow SPFL to blend and produce 1112 metric tons of Blend C fertilizer.
14 Nov 2022 18:51
China Donates 720 Tons Of Ammonium Sulphate To SPF Office
From left: Sugar Research Institute of Fiji CEO, Professor Sandiago Mahimaraja, SPFL board director, Sundresh Chetty, SPFL CEO, Ashween Ram, Chinese Ambassador to Fiji, Qian Bo, Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Sugar Industry, Yogesh Karan, Sugar Cane Growers Council CEO, Vimal Dutt and the Sugar Cane Growers Fund CEO, Raj Sharma following the handover in Lautoka on November 11, 2022. Inset: Chinese Ambassador to Fiji, Qian Bo speaking with the Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Sugar Industry, Yogesh Karan following the handover in Lautoka Photos: Nicolette Chambers

The Chinese Government donated more than $1million worth of ammonium sulphate to South Pacific Fertilizer Limited (SPFL) in Lautoka last Friday.

The 720 tons was handed over by the Chinese Ambassador to Fiji, Qian Bo to the Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Immigration and Sugar Industry, Yogesh Karan.

The ammonium sulphate will allow SPFL to blend and produce 1112 metric tons of Blend C fertilizer.

In his address, Mr Bo said that the handover was an important part of the efforts made by the Fijian Government to mitigate the increased price of fertilizers in the international market.

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Story by: nicolette.chambers@fijisun.com.fj

 



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