Petrol, diesel prices go up

THE price of fuel has gone up, but the supply of the resource remained subdued yesterday as most service stations were without both petrol and diesel.Chaos has become the order of the day at fuel stat...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 December 2018


Govt shoots down 300% hike in uniform prices

Government has shot down proposals by textile firms to hike prices of school uniforms by a massive 300 percent.This comes after uniform prices went up by as much as 440 percent last month.Addressing a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 21 November 2018


Govt, industry in prices deadlock

GOVERNMENT and business yesterday reached an impasse over arbitrary price hikes after a lengthy meeting between Industry and Commerce minister Mangaliso Ndlovu and captains of industry in the capital....

By Staff reporter | Published: 20 November 2018


Govt to meet business over prices

GOVERNMENT is today expected to meet manufacturers and retailers in a bid to address price hikes, a Cabinet minister confirmed yesterday. The country witnessed astronomical increases of basic commodit...

By Staff reporter | Published: 19 November 2018


Prices zoom out of control

The price of cooking oil has shot up by more than 20 percent, adding to the cost-push inflationary pressures triggered by the recent wave of price adjustments. A survey showed that the standard price ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 27 September 2018


Saboteurs behind price increases

PRICE increases that were reported in the country last week were being fuelled by political and economic speculators who were aiming at scuttling the acceptance of President Mnangagwa's new Cabinet, a...

By Staff reporter | Published: 09 September 2018


Brick prices soar 12%

Zimbabwe's leading brick making companies have raised prices by almost 12 percent on strong demand largely driven by increased construction activity in the economy. A survey shows that Willdale and Be...

By Staff reporter | Published: 25 July 2018


Pressure on petrol prices

Petrol prices are marginally increasing at some pump stations after holding steady for the better part of the month.Observers fear the increases, blamed on bottlenecks in the supply chain, could have ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 July 2018


Sugar prices up 18%

THE price of sugar has increased by about 18% to $2,25 per 2 kg pack over the past few days due to rising costs of production as well as cost of money, NewsDay has reported.Confederation of Zimbabwe R...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 July 2018


'Tourism prices must come down'

TOURISM and Hospitality Industry Minister, Prisca Mupfumira, says the pricing of tourism products in Zimbabwe needs to be reviewed downwards to enhance competitiveness and increase volumes.Cutting tou...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 July 2018


Prices of basic goods shoot up

Prices of basic consumer goods have gone up sharply over the past few weeks, on the back of worsening foreign currency shortages in the country.At the same time, experts warn that the price increases ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 01 July 2018


Egg prices up 57%

WHOLESALE prices of table eggs have increased by 57% over the past few years to $4,50 per tray in the first quarter of 2018, an official has said.In an industry update for the first quarter of 2018, Z...

By Staff reporter | Published: 23 June 2018


Basic commodity price hikes loom

An increase in prices of basic commodities and other products is looming in Zimbabwe, as fuel prices continue on an upward trend, the Confederation of Zimbabwe Retailers (CZR) has warned.Fuel prices h...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018


Transport costs drive fuel prices outside Harare

Fuel dealers outside Harare that are selling the commodity at above government-stipulated prices say they are doing so to cover transportation costs for the fuel to towns outside the capital.A survey...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 June 2018


Govt assures public on fuel prices

The Ministry of Energy and Power Development yesterday assured members of the public that Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) will monitor the market and ensure compliance to regulated prices ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 30 May 2018


Drug prices skyrocket

PRICES of vital drugs in Zimbabwe have gone up by about 15 percent over the last few months, health care industry players have disclosed.The surge has significantly affected patients and insurance com...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 May 2018


Zim braces for price increases, shortages

As the country hurtles towards the watershed national elections, struggling companies are warning of steep price increases and debilitating shortages of basic goods due to Zimbabwe's worsening foreign...

By Staff reporter | Published: 14 May 2018


Fuel prices skyrocket

THE Zimbabwe Energy Regulatory Authority (Zera) has blamed skyrocketing fuel prices on the surge in crude oil prices in recent weeks.Petrol prices have gone up from $1,33 to between $1,39 and $1,40 a ...

By Staff reporter | Published: 13 May 2018


US$ speculation drives property prices up

United States dollar exchange rate speculation has significantly driven up property prices in Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, as buyers move to hedge against the volatile bond notes. The latest Knight Fra...

By Staff reporter | Published: 07 May 2018


Industrialists advocate pegging prices in rand

INDUSTRY lobby group, the Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), has called on businesses to peg their prices in rand and mitigate biting cash shortages as the debate around the currency rages on...

By Staff reporter | Published: 04 May 2018


Zimplats profits up as platinum prices firm

Zimbabwe's platinum mining sector is benefitting from a rebound in global commodity prices, with the nation's biggest producer of the metal, Zimplats, registering a 58 percent growth in profits.The in...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018


Tobacco prices firm on floors

Tobacco prices obtaining at the floors this year are better than last year with associations attributing the trend to stiff competition by buyers.Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board TIMB statistics s...

By Staff reporter | Published: 03 May 2018


New dispensation stabilises prices, claims Bimha

INDUSTRY, Commerce and Enterprise Development Minister, Dr Mike Bimha, says basic commodity prices have significantly stabilised under the new political dispensation and further reductions are expecte...

By Staff reporter | Published: 24 April 2018


Bread prices go up

A survey has shown that the prices went up by 10 cents.Previously, the bread price was 90 cents for a standard loaf and a dollar for the popular Bakers Inn, Lobels and Proton Super loaf, which was com...

By Staff reporter | Published: 17 April 2018


Chicken prices fall

THE price of chicken has fallen from $4 per kilogramme to an average of $3,50 per kilogramme as poultry farmers have increased production after recovering from the effects of bird flu and drop in pric...

By Staff reporter | Published: 16 April 2018

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