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[Africa, Zimbabwe] RBZ sets tobacco cash ceiling

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe set a $300 daily cash payment ceiling for tobacco growers this season with balances paid electronically in a move expected to improve settlement efficiency. Last year, farmers were allowed to withdraw as much as $1 000 cash p
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:07
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[Zimbabwe] Zim to get forex boost from tobacco sales despite poor quality crops

Zimbabwe is expecting a foreign currency boost from tobacco sales, with the 2018 auctioning season starting on March 21. "Growers shall be paid a maximum of $300 per day through banks stationed at the auction floors. The balance shall be transferred into
News24 (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:49
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[Zimbabwe] 2 tobacco auction floors to open in Rusape

Tobacco farmers in Manicaland stand to benefit from the recent announcement that two auction floors will be opening in Rusape this year. One of the auction floors will be operated by Agritrade Leaf Tobacco, a relatively new entity, while there are marke
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:47
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[Zimbabwe] Government to assist tobacco farmers meet 2020 guidelines

Government is working hard to ensure tobacco growers meet the 2020 Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies guidelines...state that as from 2020, international buyers would no longer be accepting tobacco that has not been produced in a sustainable manner, inclu
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 21, 2018 02:51
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Zimbabwe Plans Gold, Tobacco Diaspora Bonds as Bank Rules Change

Zimbabwe’s central bank said it plans to sell bonds for citizens outside the country to invest in gold and tobacco output as it also introduces banking rules to encourage money flows and exports.
Bloomberg News
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco hectarage declines 5.5 percent

THE area planted under the tobacco crop in the 2017/18 cropping season has declined by 5.5 percent to 104 397 hectares from 110 518ha during the same period last year, official figures show
Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Africa, South Africa, Zimbabwe] EXCLUSIVE: ‘Tobacco giant used state to spy’ ($$)

British and EU authorities are investigating top management at the South African and Zimbabwean branches of the world’s largest tobacco producer‚ British American Tobacco‚ for alleged industrial espionage‚ money laundering and bribing government official
Times LIVE (za)
added Feb 19, 2018 19:29
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[Zimbabwe] Be responsible, Shiri tells tobacco farmers

Government has urged tobacco farmers to be responsible and adhere to laid down regulations, especially on destroying stalks and crop residue, to avoid the spread of pests and diseases that might adversely affect a viable industry that has immensely contr
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:00
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco export earnings top $100 million

Statistics from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board’s latest weekly bulletin, show that China accounted for over 10,4 million kg valued at $88,01 million while Sudan bought 594 600 million kg for $2,5 million
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers urged to preserve forests

Government has urged tobacco farmers to seek other sources of energy when curing their crops in order to preserve Zimbabwe’s forests. The country loses at least 330 000 hectares of forests annually due to various activities, including agriculture, domest
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 5, 2018 01:24
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