Fiji Ports pay out dividends
July 30, 2012 7:01 pm
Fiji Ports Corporation Limited has handed $2.8 million to government in dividends.
Public Enterprise Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum was on hand to receive the cheque.
He says the payout is from the consolidated performance of the company last year.
Sayed-Khaiyum adds this marks the continuance of FCL’s year-over – year improvement of the dividends payments.
In 2012, FPCL returned a dividend of $2.6 million, in 2009 a dividend of $1.7 million and in 2008 a dividend of $875,983.
FPCL made a profit of $5.6 million last year.
Fiji Ports handles more than 90% of the nation’s trade in terms of imports and exports and provides employment to more than 450 people in Suva, Lautoka, Levuka and the surrounding areas.