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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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[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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[Africa] Zimbabwe 2015 tobacco sales down 8.5 percent after drought

Zimbabwe's tobacco sales have dropped 8.5 percent to 188.5 million kilogrammes this year after drought in southern Africa affected production of the country's top export earner, an official said on Thursday. Andrew Matibiri, chief executive of the Tobacc
Reuters
added Jul 17, 2015 12:44
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports for first quarter surge

Harare- Zimbabwe’s tobacco exports for the first quarter of 2015 have increased 117 percent compared to the same period last year owing to increased production of the crop and experience accrued by new farmers over the years.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Apr 13, 2015 09:57
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco production ensures food security

The increase in tobacco production is expected to bring positive effects to the national food security, agricultural experts have said. There have been growing concerns over the increase in the tobacco hectarage each year with some people fearing this c
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 12, 2013 21:31
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco exports breach $700m

Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that during the comparable period last year, Zimbabwe had earned $709 million from 119,9 million kilogrammes of flue-cured tobacco exported at an average price of $5,91 per kilogr
Chronicle (zw)
added Dec 4, 2015 04:44
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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 tobacco 'boom' marred by environmental warnings

Deforestation, threats to water supply and an ongoing failure to produce critically needed food are just some warnings marring Zimbabwe’s tobacco ‘boom’. The much publicised ‘success’ of the tobacco sector has been lauded by ZANU PF, which led the land
SW Radio Africa News (zw)
added Nov 11, 2013 13:29
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Zimbabwe’s tobacco crop expected to top 200 million kg

Zimbabwe’s tobacco crop is this season expected to top 200 million kg, a harvest last realised in 1999 before the country’s land reform programme, officials in the sector said on Thursday. Contract sales of the crop opened on Thursday, and earnings from
African Independent (za)
added Mar 23, 2018 21:39
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[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
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