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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports rake in $196m

Statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board show that the latest figures are six times higher than $36 million realised in the same period last year from 10,5 million kg of the golden leaf.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:17
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] Big Tobacco in bed with SA law enforcement agencies

An amaBhungane investigation into the R5-billion-a-year illicit tobacco industry can reveal how two major multinational companies used their considerable resources to influence South African state security agencies to protect their commercial interests.
Daily Mail and Guardian (za)
added Mar 20, 2014 14:31
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[Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Truck driver tries to sell tobacco

Five men among them two crew members of a Zambian haulage truck have appeared at a Karoi magistrate court facing charges of stealing 15 bales of tobacco destined for a Harare company.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:51
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: 2017 Tobacco Output Promising

Tobacco output is this year projected at 200 million kg despite concerns that heavy rains could militate against a better yield. Tobacco will perform notwithstanding the dangers associated with excessive rainfall.
All-Africa.com
added Feb 14, 2017 12:22
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim explores alternatives to flue-cured Virginia tobacco

Small-scale tobacco farmers in the Burma Valley embarked on a cigar wrapper tobacco project this season. Cigar wrapper is tobacco leaf used as the outermost covering of a cigar, surrounding the binder. This comes at a time when there is a shortage of ciga
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 5, 2016 17:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco price firms

TOBACCO prices have shown signs of buoyancy during the first 30 days of marketing, with an average daily price of US$2,82 per kilogramme, according to statistics obtained this week. The highest price was at US$6,25 per kilogramme, raising prospects of goo
Financial Gazette (zw)
added May 19, 2016 20:03
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] China-top-Zim-tobacco-importer

Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports to China for the first month of 2015 soared more than tenfold compared to the same period last year owing to the ever increasing appetite for the country’s products by Beijing.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Feb 9, 2015 10:19
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Gloom for tobacco farmers

Zimbabwe is expected to lose significantly this year in earnings as farmers are unlikely to meet the target of 222 million kilogrammes of tobacco owing to late rains and a mid-season dry spell.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 7, 2015 13:05
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Zimbabwe: Millions of jobs at risk as tobacco sector struggles

Up to one million jobs could be lost in Zimbabwe's tobacco sectors, as an international lobby to ban the crop gathers momentum.
The Africa Report (fr)
added Oct 1, 2012 17:13
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 'Shift in tobacco auctioning season to affect performance'

The tobacco marketing season is starting on March 30. In previous years, the season began in February. Speaking at the company annual general meeting in Harare yesterday, Matsaira said the auction floors’ opening was moved back by a month, while output
Newsday (zw)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:14
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