POULTRY Association of Zambia executive manager Dominic Chanda says the sector will be negatively affected due to the increase in fuel prices and the impending load shedding. In an interview, Chanda said there will either be an increase in the prices of chicken products or most farmers would see a reduction in their profit margins. “Fuel is to the industry sector, as blood is to the human body. So it tends to move the productive system. Any increase in the production or components of production sector definitely have a direct impact. It can either lead to increase in the prices of the product or it can lead into a reduction in the profit margin that somebody is getting. Petrol and…...

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