Yet more from BBC's Steve Schifferes this time on the impact on our flower exports.
Article mentions higher cost of jet fuel because of Zambia's landlocked position. However this need not be the case because jet fuel can be imported using cheap rail transport (In America one ton of freight can be moved 423 miles using one gallon of fuel on average):http://www.csx.com/?fuseaction=about.environmentAnother example of business not being able to survive because of high input costs. As I have said before, the price of fuel has an impact on the profitability of businesses.
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