ZIMBABWE

'Zim govt lacks capacity to fix economy'

Government created the economic mess currently being experienced in the country and is lacking capacity to turn around the country's economic fortunes, an economist has said.Brains Muchemwa, a renowne...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 June 2015

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Zimbabwe inflation drops again

Zimbabwe's inflation has dropped to -1,28 percent with calls for the government to focus on price stability policies.Data released by the Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) today shows that...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 February 2015

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Chinamasa's Mid-Term Budget Review in doubt

THE Mid-Term Budget Review statement was highly unlikely to be announced anytime soon, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa told Parliament yesterday.Chinamasa said this when he appeared before the Parl...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2014

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Zimra misses revenue target

The Zimbabwe Revenue Authority missed its revenue target for the first half-year to June by 1 percent as poor economic conditions negatively affected inflows to the fiscus.Zimra commissioner-general M...

By Staff reporter | Published: 22 July 2014

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Broad money supply surges

Broad money supply surged by $318 million in the year to May 2014 as the country's deposits base responded to the positive effects of a successful tobacco season, the latest report from the Reserve Ba...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 July 2014

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Zimbabwe's trade deficit narrows to $1,76bn

The country's trade deficit narrowed to $1,76 billion in the six months to June from $2,37 billion last year, a decrease of 25,74 percent.Latest data from ZimStat shows that imports amounted to $2,99 ...

By Fiona Chigwida | Published: 21 July 2014

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Zim economy remains fragile

Zimbabwe's economy remained fragile during the first half of the year, a period characterised by closure of companies, liquidations, property attachment over debt and continued spiralling of unemploym...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 July 2014

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Zimbabwe's trade deficit declines

The country's trade deficit in the five months to May was at $1,47 billion, narrowing by about 17,9 percent from the comparable period last year reflective of the tight liquidity situation and the lac...

By Staff reporter | Published: 10 July 2014

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Zim rakes in $400m from exports to EU

Zimbabwe has raked in $400 million from export earnings in the European Union (EU) market since January, reflecting the government's willingness to normalise trade ties with the western trading bloc.I...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 July 2014

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Govt engages private sector on industrial, trade polices coordination

The Government has engaged the private sector in seeking out solutions on how to effectively coordinate the country's Industrial Development Policy (IDP) and the National Trade Policy (NTP).Effective ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 July 2014

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'Zim lacks clear policy on foreign firms'

Zimbabwe lacks comprehensive policies that govern the registration and operation of foreign firms, the Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA) says.Richard Mbaiwa, the Authority's chief executive, told a ...

By Business Live | Published: 04 July 2014

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Zim debt balloons to $9.9 billion

Zimbabwe's principal debt has ballooned by nearly 40 percent from $6,1 billion last year to $9,9 billion, Finance minister Patrick Chinamasa has said.The lawyer-cum-politician yesterday said the count...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2014

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Zim requires 7% average growth rate

Zimbabwe needs a medium and long-term average growth rate of 7 percent if the Government is to significantly reduce poverty and improve the standard of living, an expert has said. African Institute fo...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2014

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Consumer basket declines

The consumer basket for a family of six has marginally decreased by 0.67 per cent to $588.07 in June from $592.97 due to a minimal decline of prices of goods in the basket in June.According to the Con...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 July 2014

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'Economy not collapsing,' says RBZ chief

ZIMBABWE's economy is not anywhere near collapsing, with the liquidity challenges being experienced not as tight and gloomy as some quarters would want to potray, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Dr ...

By Conrad Mwanawashe | Published: 02 July 2014

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Broad money supply up 3% in April

Annual broad money growth slowed down by 1,13 percentage points from 7,7% in March to 6,6% in April but increased by 3,3 % on a month on month basis spurred by tobacco sales, Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 June 2014

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Zimbabwe's deflation softens

Zimbabwe's deflation softened with the annual inflation rate gaining 0,07 percentage points to minus 0,19 percent in May on the back of a rise in revenue inflows from tobacco export receipts.According...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 June 2014

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World Bank cuts Zim's growth prospects

THE World Bank has cut Zimbabwe's economic growth rate forecasts to just 2 percent  on mounting evidence of weak foreign direct investment, liquidity constraints and lack of policy clarity.It has...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 June 2014

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Zim deflation thaws

Zimbabwe's deflation thawed substantially after the annual inflation rate gained 0,65 percentage points to minus 0,26 percent in April as revenue from tobacco eased the liquidity crisis, but analysts ...

By Golden Sibanda | Published: 18 May 2014

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'Zimdollar return not a realistic option'

The reintroduction of the Zimbabwe dollar is not a realistic option available to this country in the short to medium term given the compelling need to increase liquidity in the economy, the Bankers As...

By Staff reporter | Published: 08 May 2014

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Zim cost of living marginally decreases

The cost of living as measured by the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe's low income urban earner monthly basket for a family of six marginally decreased by 0,32 percent from the March 2014 figure of $561....

By Staff reporter | Published: 05 May 2014

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Zim economy to grow by 3%, says World Bank

The Zimbabwean economy will grow by at least 3% in 2014, according to a World Bank report. According to the World Bank's Zimbabwe Economic Briefing for April 2014, the country's gross domestic pr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 April 2014

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Economic alliance proposed for Zimbabwe

An influential British think tank, Chatham House, says the  Zanu-PF government and opposition forces should work towards a consensual or bipartisan politics to confront economic challenges facing...

By Richard Chidza | Published: 23 April 2014

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Zim deflationary pressures persist

THE year-on-year inflation rate for the month of March was -0,91%  shedding 0,42 percentage points from the previous month, data released by the Zimbabwe National Statistical Agency (ZimStat) sho...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 April 2014

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Zim CPI at -0.91% year on year in March

Zimbabwe's deflation accelerated to 0.91 percent year-on-year in March from 0.49 percent in February partly because prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages declined, the national statistics agency...

By Reuters | Published: 16 April 2014
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