India to offer Zimbabwe jewellery manufacturing scholarships

THE Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery (IIGJ) in Jaipur has made a commitment to help Zimbabwe acquire skills in jewellery designing and has proposed to offer scholarships to Zimbabwean students w...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 November 2018


Zim manufacturing sector requires $2bn

Zimbabwe's manufacturing sector requires around $2 billion in capital funding for optimum operation, the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) has said. CZI president Sifelani Jabangwe pinpointed...

By Staff reporter | Published: 28 June 2018


Manufacturing, tourism get first preference in RBZ facility

COMPANIES in manufacturing and tourism industries will be the first beneficiaries of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe's $350 million facilities for entrepreneurs due to severe foreign payment backlogs and...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 April 2018


ED takes manufacturing message to tractor plant

President Emmerson Mnangagwa visited a tractor and parts plant on Tuesday to highlight the role of manufacturing in reviving the economy, and followed up on his State of the nation message of strength...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 March 2018


Zim can be a global manufacturing centre for Lithium batteries

Econet founder Strive Masiyiwa has said Zimbabwe has the potential to be a global manufacturing centre for the type of Lithium batteries."We are already using Lithium battery systems in DPA and we are...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 March 2018


Zim's manufacturing sector crying for cheap funds

The country's manufacturing sector is crying for cheap funds for re-tooling to improve performance and production of quality goods, with little success.A number of companies in Zimbabwe, and Bulawayo ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 February 2018


Manufacturing cash cow for informal sector

Manufacturing activities in the informal sector stand a better chance of earning higher monthly revenues than those in the retail and services, a new report has shown. According to the Zimbabwe Nation...

By Staff reporter | Published: 11 December 2017


CZI to release manufacturing sector survey report

THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) will release its 2017 manufacturing sector survey report on Wednesday, amid indications that capacity utilisation will surpass the 47,4% mark achieved in...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 October 2017


CZI to complete manufacturing survey in October

THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) says this year's manufacturing sector survey would be completed in October with the results expected in November.CZI president Mr Sifelani Jabangwe said ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 August 2017


Indians eye Zim manufacturing sector

Indian investors are pursuing the possibilities of joint ventures with Zimbabwe's manufacturing firms.A consortium of Indian investors is expected in Zimbabwe in the next few months.Zimbabwe-India Cha...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 August 2017


Zim's mining, manufacturing sectors shed 30 100 jobs

The Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (Zimstat) says 30 100 workers lost their jobs in the mining and manufacturing sectors last year."There has been a decline in the number of people employed in th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2015


'Manufacturing industry bleeding to death,' says RBZ

Zimbabwe's manufacturing industry is bleeding to death after the sector contracted by a negative 4,9 percent in 2014, latest statistics from the central bank show.In its quarterly economic report rele...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 June 2015


BAT builds manufacturing portfolio

Cigarette manufacturer BAT Zimbabwe says it is focusing on building its manufactured cigarette portfolio after stopping semi-processed tobacco exports last year.In an interview, BAT Zimbabwe managing ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 July 2014


Manufactured exports below 9%

Zimbabwe's exports have taken a knock from the struggling manufacturing sector which is operating at around 37 percent of installed capacity.Latest trade figures from the Zimbabwe National Statistical...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 July 2014


Manufacturing pharmaceuticals: An untapped opportunity

Ever since the high tech generic drug production facility, Cinpharm-Cameroon, was set up, it is relatively easier for Cameroonians to have access to medicines. Now a low wage earner can access a cour...

By Carlos Lopes I BH24 | Published: 26 June 2014


Manufacturing sector to remain depressed

Capacity utilisation in the manufacturing sector is expected to decline further this year as firms continue to operate under difficult conditions.Capacity utilisation in the manufacturing sector recor...

By Bh24 | Published: 26 May 2014


Industrials falter in dull midweek trades

ZSE's Industrials waded back into the negative territory during Wednesday's dull trading session where only 13 counters recorded trades out of the active 62.There were no counters to trade in the posi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 April 2014


NRZ plans to set up 2 manufacturing plants

The National Railways of Zimbabwe plans to set up two manufacturing plants in Bulawayo at a combined cost of $14 million to revive its comatose operations laid low by debt, undercapitalisation and mis...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 March 2014


No Samsung manufacturing plant for Zim yet

Global company Samsung Electronics will delay plans to establish a manufacturing plant in the country because of the limited variety of products and solutions offered in the country but will set up a...

By Business Reporter | Published: 02 December 2013


SA competition hits Zim firms

Zimbabwean firms are facing stiffer competition from their South African counterparts as opposed to Chinese companies, the latest Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries' (CZI) survey report has shown.Th...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 November 2013


Manufacturing sector growth goes down

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce says growth in the manufacturing sector has been slowing down since 2011.In her presentation during the pre-budget seminar under way in Victoria Falls, the Deputy...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 November 2013


Zim software manufacturing company launched

A new software manufacturing company, Logicode Private Limited was officially launched in the Harare yesterday.The company has however been in existence for more than two years with a goal dream of tr...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 October 2013


CZI crafts plan to revive agriculture, manufacturing

THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries has come up with a nine point plan to help Government revive agri-business. The manufacturing industry has set up a committee to lobby against illegal sanction...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 October 2013


Manufacturing sector capacity utilisation down to 39.6% in 2013

Capacity utilisation for the manufacturing sector in 2013 declined by 5.3 percentage points to 39.6% compared to 44.9% last year as the economy takes a knock due to political uncertainty and limi...

By Staff reporter | Published: 02 October 2013


CZI launches manufacturing survey

THE Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI) will today launch the 2013 manufacturing survey at a time the sector is at its low due to stiff competition from imports that have flooded the market as ...

By Business reporter | Published: 02 October 2013

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