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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers should be aware of thieves and prostitutes

Following the announcement by Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) that tobacco auction floors will open doors on 15 March 2017, pick pocketers and sex workers have obviously started rehearsing, perfecting old and new tricks of their trade in prep
added Feb 25, 2017 17:56

[Africa, Zimbabwe] One man's killer, another's hope: Zim tobacco seen pulling US$1bn

TOBACCO could be the world’s most dangerous product sold on supermarket shelves, but it is Zimbabwe’s hope. If properly managed, the tobacco industry appears on course to earn the country US$1 billion in the next few years, as production on farms taken f
Southern Times (na)
added Aug 29, 2016 15:31

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim exports $246m tobacco

Zimbabwe has earned over $246 million from the export of 42,5 million kilogrammes (kg) of flue-cured tobacco since the beginning of the marketing season in March this year.
The Daily News (zw)
added May 29, 2016 19:55

Zimbabwe tobacco exports up on China demand, drought dims outlook

Zimbabwe's tobacco export earnings rose 11 percent to $855 million in 2015 on higher prices and demand from China, an industry official said on Wednesday, but production this year could suffer from a scorching drought.
added Jan 21, 2016 17:35

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers cry foul

Tobacco growers will now have their defective bales re-handled at the auction floors unlike in previous seasons when they re-sorted them on their own. Buyers reject bales for reasons ranging from their being wet, too dry or mouldy, among others. Tobacco g
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 1, 2014 19:15

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco earnings hit US$9,7m mark

TOBACCO farmers have so far earned US$9,7 million after the sale of 3,6 million kilogrammes of flue-cured tobacco since the season began last week. The tobacco was sold at an average price of US$2,67 per kg. This is marginally lower than the US$10,5 mil
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 1, 2014 19:13

[Africa, China, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings up 13pc

The bulk of the tobacco to mainly South Africa and China since the beginning of 2017. Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s Week 35 Bulletin for the week ending September 1 show that China accounted for over 18,6 million kgs valued at US$
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:12

[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] ITGA calls for dialogue

Tobacco growers are urging governments to open formal dialogues about the challenges the sector is facing due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products and the absence of viable alternative crops. The plea was made at a meeting today organized by the
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco deliveries up, rakes in US$53 mln

Tobacco sales have raked in US$53 million as the selling season gathers pace. The amount was generated from the sale of 29 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf.
ZBC (zw)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:53

[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Zim earns $926m from tobacco exports

Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that China maintained its top spot as the major consumer of flue-cured tobacco from Zimbabwe after importing 69 million kg valued at $565 million at an average of $8,20 per kg
The Daily News (zw)
added Dec 31, 2016 17:21
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