KIGALI, April 3 Rwandan brewer Bralirwa
said on Monday its pretax profit fell 68 percent to 2.67 billion
francs ($3.20 million) down from 8.25 billion francs in 2015, as
its costs of sales rose.
It said in a statement total revenue rose 6 percent to 88.8
billion francs, while cost of sales went up to 63.1 billion
francs from 57.91 billion francs.
Bralirwa is Rwanda's oldest brewery with rights to produce
brands such as Amstel. It also produces branded soft drinks such
Its earnings per share fell to 1.36 francs in 2016 from 6.91
francs a year earlier.
($1 = 830.0300 Rwandan francs)
(Reporting by Clement Uwiringiyimana; editing by George
Obulutsa and Jane Merriman)