A call for Fiji to control imported food prices | Pacific Beat

A call for Fiji to control imported food prices

A call for Fiji to control imported food prices

Updated 13 September 2013, 11:42 AEST

Fiji's food import bill for 2012 has risen to US$458 million, pushing a range of food items beyond families budget.

The Consumer council has made a submission to the interim government's 2014 budget asking them to do something about it.

Professor of Economics at the University of the South Pacific Biman Prasad, speaks to Geraldine Coutts.

 

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: Professor Biman Prasad, from the University of the South Pacific

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