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Copra Ready to Ship


Copra Drying In the Sun
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Bagged Copra Ready to Ship

Fakarava Jerry With Sacks of Copra
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Dried copra is bagged for shipment. While it waits for the ship, it is protected from rain by a few mats. This was once an important product of the islands, but the price of copra has dropped so low that it is hardly worth making now unless there is a government subsidy.