Abdul Khan says FSC has processed 1.15 million tonnes of cane and he thinks there’s around 600,000 to 700,000 tonnes of harvestable cane to go. That means he’s admitting the cane harvest could be as low as 1.75 million tonnes. In May our Minister for Wrecking the Sugar Industry forecast a 2 million tonne harvest. And if the estimate is down to 1.75 million tonnes in September, we can be sure it’s going to be lower and Bainimarama has sent his front man out to set the tone and prepare farmers to blame the drought instead of him. How stupid does he think we are?
Fiji Times September 09, 2014 Cane harvest concerns
Fiji Times May 10, 2014 Two million tonne harvest