TSL  profit down 64 percent


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Agro-industrial group TSL reported a 64 percent slump in after tax profit to $600 000 in the half year to March 31 as group revenue declined 15 percent.

TSL is the parent company of Tobacco Sales Floor (TSF) and it also has interests in other agriculture businesses as well as logistics and property.

Total group revenue amounted to $20.7 million, weighed down by the poor performance of the group’s agriculture unit which saw revenue decline by as much as 49 percent to $6.7 million due to the slow uptake of agro inputs.

The group’s operating profit at $1.6 million was down 57 percent.

A steady performance was registered in the logistics cluster which contributed 45 percent of the group’s revenue.

The company said performance of both the logistics and real estate operations had mitigated the overall decline in group revenues.

The real estate unit contributed $4.7 million to total revenue.

“The Real Estate Cluster continues to contribute strongly although rate reductions, in line with market trends, have impacted profitability,” TSL said in a statement accompanying financial results.-The Source

 

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