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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $577m tobacco sold so far: TIMB

A total of 195,7 million kilogrammes of tobacco worth $576,9 million has been sold to date since the selling season opened in March this year, statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:51
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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco industry at a crossroads

is facing an uncertain future with tobacco growers recently rioting at auction floors due to low prices being offered for the “golden leaf” amid concerns about poor quality production. Zimbabwe’s agricultural sector has over the years been regarded as
The Citizen (za)
added Apr 10, 2015 16:39
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Farmers hail tobacco selling season

0 Comments and 0 Reactions Agriculture Reporter Tobacco farmers have described the 2013 selling season set to end this Friday as a success. Most farmers described the season as a success while others complained of poor quality crop due to incessant rains.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:11
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Zimbabwe Tobacco Sales Hit US$577 Million

Zimbabwe has earned US$577.3 million from the sale of 156.2 million kgs sold at an average price of US$3.70 per kg since the marketing season opened on Feb 13.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 4, 2013 01:55
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[Zambia, Zimbabwe] African tobacco farmers oppose WHO ban

This came up at an International Tobacco Growers’ Association-Africa meeting held recently in Zambia. Tobacco growers opposed the ultimate eradication of tobacco growing
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:40
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[Mozambique, Zimbabwe] Fuel Tanker Seized With Smuggled Tobacco From Zim

The Mobile Flexible Anti Smuggling Team (FAST), a unit from the Mozambican Customs, seized recently a tanker laden with smuggled cigarettes - instead of fuel - manufactured in neighbouring Zimbabwe.
All-Africa.com
added May 28, 2012 11:36
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Realising the gold in ‘golden leaf’

A WEEK has passed since the opening of the 2014 tobacco selling season. The season is a major highlight on the economic calendar due to significant role the crop plays in the economy. This year in particular, it has come at a crucial time when the econom
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 1, 2014 19:22
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[Zimbabwe] ZFTCT endorses WHO framework on tobacco control

Zimbabwe Framework for Tobacco Control Trust [ZFTCT] ... for Zimbabwe to wake up and smell the coffee by starting to gradually shift from tobacco as its key money maker to other crops that provide food on the table for both children and adults, thereby al
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Sep 20, 2013 11:53
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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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Zimbabwe's tobacco industry continues to grow

after 68 weeks of trading, 173 million kilograms of tobacco have been traded. That figure is an improvement of 31% from the 132 million kilogrammes that had been traded in the same period last year. More notably, it is also above last year’s season total
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Jun 8, 2014 14:21
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