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[Africa, Zimbabwe] New union for tobacco farmers

Tobacco farmers who are unhappy with a ceiling price of $4,99 per kg imposed by merchants at the auction floors and other challenges they face, have formed a new union to represent their interests. The new union – the Tobacco Farmers Union Trust – is le
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Aug 24, 2018 13:05

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Destroy tobacco stubs, growers urged

said farmers were supposed to completely destroy tobacco stubs in their fields. Keeping them, he said, was against the country’s laws. “If found guilty, farmers are either jailed 12 months or pay $200 fine per hectare. All farmers should make it a po
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:32

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim maintains best SADC tobacco producer status

Zimbabwe has maintained its best tobacco producer status in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) following an all-time high record of 238 million kilogramme (kg) delivered at the auction floors this marketing season. Zimbabwe is well known
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:13

British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Says HY Profit Before Tax Rises To $10.3 Mln

added Jul 27, 2018 21:45

[Africa, South Africa] Zimbabwean national bust with explosives, illicit cigarettes at border

South African Revenue Service (SARS) on Wednesday said customs officers made busts of capped fused explosives, as well as illicit cigarettes, at the Beitbridge border post in Zimbabwe. Spokesperson Sicelo Mkosi said on July 19, a panel van travelling fro
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04

[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Zim earns $217m from Virginia tobacco

Zimbabwe has so far earned $216,8 million after exporting 51,3 million kilogrammes of tobacco to 52 countries, a setback of $72,8 million on export earnings realised during the same period last year.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29

Zimbabwe tobacco output at all-time high, defying years of economic gloom

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237.1 million kilos just as the selling season nears its end – figures that could help ease the country’s severe dollar shortage and a sign that controversial land reforms could be working.
Africa News (nl)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55

VIDEO: Tobacco: good for Zimbabwe's health

Zimbabwe's farmers have sold more tobacco this year than ever before - fueling hopes that the sector could ease the country's severe shortage of U.S. dollars ahead of its first election in a post-Mugabe era next week. David Doyle reports.
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42

[China] Zimbabwe tobacco sales at all time high, could ease dollar crunch

Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237.1 million kg with a week to go before the selling season ends, official data showed on Friday, raising hopes its second biggest export could help ease the country’s severe dollar shortage.
added Jul 23, 2018 18:36

[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Zim to surpass 200m kg tobacco output

China accounted for over 7,8 million kgs valued at US$50,1 million while Indonesia bought 4,6million kgs valued at US$21,4 million. With an estimated 350 million smokers, China has been annually spending over US$200 million on Zimbabwean tobacco, whi
Sunday Mail (zw)
added Jun 17, 2018 08:18
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