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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco marketing season preps underway

amid indications that there could be an oversupply of the crop on the international market, which could lead to lower prices. The expected glut in supply has resulted in merchants putting in strict conditions for the quality of leaf they want to buy.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 23, 2015 13:37
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim to miss tobbaco production target

Most of the tobacco crop is showing signs of distress due to excessive rains, raising fears that the country may not meet the 2015 target to produce 220 million kilograms.Total flue cured tobacco output last year amounted to 216 million kg, compared to 1
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 23, 2015 13:35
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[Africa] How Tobacco Continues To Remain Zimbabwe’s King Crop

Tobacco is playing a surprisingly important role. Last year, local Zimbabwean companies expended funds in the neighbourhood of $29 million on tobacco imports, which was used to enhance the quality of the locally grown Virginia tobacco in order to make ci
VENTURES AFRICA (ng)
added Jan 13, 2015 14:37
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Companies import over $29m tobacco for blending

Local companies last year spent $29,3 million on tobacco imports that they use for blending with locally grown Virginia tobacco to make cigarettes. The companies imported about 8,1 million kilogrammes from nine countries at an average price of $3,64 per
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 12, 2015 09:05
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 87 000 register to grow tobacco

More than 16 000 farmers have registered with the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board to grow tobacco for the first time during the 2014/ 15 season. Statistics from the TIMB show that by January 2, 87 852 farmers had registered to grow tobacco throughout
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 10, 2015 15:52
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco reaping, curing starts

Harvesting and curing of the early planted irrigated tobacco is underway in most parts of the country although farmers are facing a shortage of labour and experiencing constant power cuts due to incessant rains.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:51
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: China Reclaims Top Virginia Tobacco Importer Position

CHINA has reclaimed its position as Zimbabwe's top virginia tobacco importer after buying 22,3 million kilogrammes worth $187,6 million at $8,41 a kilogramme since the beginning of the year. Zimbabwe exports its golden leaf to at least 52 countries
All-Africa.com
added Jan 3, 2015 13:29
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 1000s use tobacco barns as classrooms

THOUSANDS of pupils are getting exposed to dangerous diseases by using tobacco barns and other inhuman facilities as classrooms, Education Minister Lazarus Dokora said Monday. Addressing journalists in Harare, Dokora said the country needed more than 2,
NewZimbabwe.com (uk)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:30
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim earns $730m through tobacco exports

TIMB chief executive officer Andrew Matibiri told Business Chronicle last week that this year’s tobacco export volumes were lower than in 2013 due to a recent industrial action at Mashonaland Tobacco Company. “This year’s tobacco export volumes we
Chronicle (zw)
added Dec 29, 2014 12:47
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[Africa, Australia] Zimbabwe to lobby against tobacco law

Zimbabwe and other Sadc tobacco producing countries plan to lobby for the scrapping of plain cigarette tobacco packaging at the forthcoming World Health Organisation (WHO) convention.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Dec 23, 2014 02:42
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