VICTORIA FALLS, December 15 (The Source) – Vehicles using the Victoria Falls bridge between Zimbabwe and Zambia will have to pay up to $30 in toll fees from next year, as the two countries say they need to raise funds to maintain the facility.
HARARE, November 29 (The Source) – China’s President Xi Jinping is willing to work together with Zimbabwe’s new leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, an envoy said on Wednesday, giving hope to the possible revival of ‘mega deals’ signed between the two countries two years ago.
HARARE, October 24 (The Source) – The Minerals and Marketing Corporation of Zimbabwe (MMCZ) says mineral export volumes for the period January to September 2017 have improved ‘significantly’ compared to same period in 2016 largely driven by increased chrome exports.
HARARE, October 2 (The Source) – Zimbabwe has suspended import duty on fertilized poultry eggs for a six month period in a bid to revive poultry production following successive outbreaks of Avian Influenza in the country Zimbabwe was hit by two outbreaks of the highly… Read More
BULAWAYO, September 27 (The Source) — Zimbabwe’s trade deficit narrowed by 27 percent to $1,3 billion in the first eight months of the year, after exports increased by 48 percent, latest trade data from the statistics agency shows. Between January and August, imports amounted to… Read More
HARARE, September 20 (The Source) – A visiting Parliamentary delegation from Iran on Wednesday expressed concern over the extremely low trade volumes between Zimbabwe and Iran. Chairman of the Iran-Zimbabwe Parliamentary Friendship Group, Mostafa Kavakebian who is also a member of the Iranian Parliamentary Portfolio… Read More
By Adel Moyo, HARARE, September 19 (The Source) – Zimbabwe has effectively shelved plans to extend its Feruka pipeline to Francistown, Botswana citing viability concerns over the project, an official has said.
HARARE, September 5 (The Source) – Zimbabwe chicken breeders will this month begin importing hatching eggs from Europe as the country moves to avert shortage of poultry products sparked by the avian influenza outbreak, an industry official has said.
BULAWAYO, August 28 (The Source) — Zimbabwe’s trade deficit narrowed by 21 percent to $1,2 billion in the first seven months of the year, latest trade data from the statistics agency shows. Figures from the Zimbabwe Statistics Agency (Zimstat) show that between January and July… Read More
BULAWAYO, July 4 (The Source) — Zimbabwe’s trade deficit stood at $1,01 billion in the first five months of the year, a slight improvement from $1,12 billion last year, according to the latest data from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat). Imports stood at $2,14… Read More
HARARE, June 28 (The Source) – Zimbabwean businesses should take advantage of the country’s trade agreements with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) to narrow a growing trade gap, an industry official has said.
HARARE, June 9 (The Source) – South Africa has suspended trade in birds and chicken products from Zimbabwe after an outbreak of the highly contagious bird flu at a commercial poultry farm near Harare. This follows similar moves by Botswana and Mozambique this week. Zimbabwe… Read More
HARARE, May 15 (The Source)- Zimbabwe’s year on year inflation rate for the month of April gained 0.27 percentage points to 0.48 percent, the statistics agency reported on Monday. Month on month the inflation rate was up 0.02 percentage points on the March 2017… Read More
By Ruth Ngwenya, HARARE, March 28 (The Source) – The Zimbabwe International Trade Fair Company (ZITF) on Tuesday set out an ambitious plan to build a 300-bed hotel and convention centre at its Bulawayo grounds over three years. Chairperson Ruth Ncube told a meeting in… Read More
BULAWAYO, March 22 (The Source) – Zimbabwe’s trade deficit stood at $309,7 million in the first two months of 2017 after exports fell 7 percent as the country continues to rely on imported products, latest trade data from the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) shows.… Read More