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[China] Up in Smoke / In Zimbabwe, a booming tobacco-growing sector threatens the country’s forests

This year alone, Zimbabwe is expected to earn a record $777 million dollars from tobacco sales, mainly to China. The country’s tobacco farmers and tobacco traders be may thrilled, but their joy is an environmental catastrophe for the African country.
Earth Island Journal
added May 20, 2015 06:24
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings leap to $225m

ZIMBABWE has earned more than $225 million from 36,3 million kilogrammes of tobacco exported since January. During the same period last year, flue cured tobacco exports realised $58.6 million from 16,4 million kg.
Chronicle (zw)
added May 20, 2015 05:53
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] TIMB records a decrease in tobacco deliveries

THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) recorded a decrease in tobacco deliveries in the first 45 days of the tobacco selling season for this year compared to 2014.
Newsday (zw)
added May 14, 2015 09:48
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[Africa] Two Zimbabweans appear in Namibian court over cigarette smuggling

Two suspects have appeared in a Namibian regional court Monday in connection with more than 1,000 cartons of cigarettes confiscated by the police Thursday last week. The two, both said to be Zimbabweans, appeared before a Rundu Magistrate in the northern
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added May 11, 2015 23:43
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Namibiam customs and police seize contraband cigarettes haul

customs and police have seized a huge cigarette contraband being smuggled from Zimbabwe to South Africa. The cigarettes that were seized at Rundu in northeast Namibia were concealed in two South African registered gas tanker trucks from Zimbabwe heading t
Coastweek (ke)
added May 10, 2015 11:46
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[Africa, Asia, Zimbabwe] China gets lion's share of tobacco exports

CHINA has accounted for more than half of Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports in 2015, latest statistics have shown, as the Asian giant took top gong from Belgium which ruled the roost in the comparable period last year.
Newsday (zw)
added May 4, 2015 18:03
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] SA now major Zim tobacco importer

South Africa has become one of the major tobacco export destinations for Zimbabwe, occupying the second place in the list of major buyers, statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 28, 2015 09:07
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Editorial Comment: Let’s prepare for a smoking-free era

we should be using the breathing spell we now have to do the necessary research so that when tobacco goes we can still make money, both as farmers and as a country.
Zimbabwe Daily
added Apr 22, 2015 09:11
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[Asia] Zanu PF, China and Rhodesians: Who really is pimping Zimbabwe’s tobacco industry?

As different media publications try to figure out who to blame for this years poor tobacco season in Zimbabwe, the usual suspects have already been lined up...understanding how the tobacco industry actually operates; has still remained a mystery to the av
Nehanda Radio (zw)
added Apr 19, 2015 17:20
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[Africa] Zimbabwe takes tobacco road to agriculture recovery

years after Zimbabwe's agriculture sector collapsed in the face of President Robert Mugabe's seizure of white-owned farms, its tobacco industry is again booming, with black farmers funded by private firms producing a near record crop.
Reuters
added Apr 18, 2015 15:46
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