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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Stakeholders call for meeting to address tobacco farmers, merchants dispute

The Tobacco Industry Development Support Institute for Southern Africa has urged the local tobacco industry to convene a stakeholders’ indaba to look into challenges facing farmers and merchants, and to curb mistrust between the parties.
BH24 (zw)
added May 9, 2017 20:13

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports up 9%

TOBACCO exports have grown by 9% to 43 million kg with the bulk going to Chin
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 25, 2017 07:31

[Africa, Mozambique] Zimbabwe: Pacific Eyes Mozambican Company

TOBACCO processor Pacific Cigarette Company is looking at increasing its shareholding in a Mozambican tobacco company, chief executive Mr Nick Hales said. "We are in advanced stages of negotiations to expand our interests in Mozambique," said Mr Hales,
added Apr 20, 2017 20:35

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers failing to get cash

Tobacco farmers are struggling to get their money at auction floors, as the country’s severe cash crunch continues to worsen. This is despite the government’s recent directive to banks to pay tobacco farmers $1 000 for their initial sales.
The Daily News (zw)
added Apr 19, 2017 00:51

[Africa] Zimbabwean farmers earn 102 mln USD as tobacco selling season continues

Zimbabwe's tobacco farmers have raked in more than 102 million U.S. dollars from auction floors and contract buyers since the beginning of this year's marketing season on March 15, figures released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) on Wed
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 19, 2017 00:13

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco industry dominate projects uptake in first quarter

Investor confidence is improving in the tobacco industry with revelations by the Zimbabwe Investments Authority (ZIA) that projects implementation for the sector has been on an upward trend. An operations manager for a local tobacco contracting firm, Mr
ZBC (zw)
added Apr 15, 2017 17:28

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim ventures into cigar tobacco production

Zimbabwe is now producing cigar wrapper tobacco, becoming the third African country after Cameroon and Kenya to produce the high value brand. The tobacco is produced by farmers in Burma Valley, Manicaland.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:17

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Victory for farmers as govt suspends tobacco tax

THE government yesterday suspended plans to introduce a 10% withholding tax on tobacco farmers without clearance certificates, a victory for farmers, who had asked authorities to reverse the decision.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:41

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco deliveries up, rakes in US$53 mln

Tobacco sales have raked in US$53 million as the selling season gathers pace. The amount was generated from the sale of 29 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf.
ZBC (zw)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:53

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Savanna Tobacco rebrands

Government has called for the creation of a cigarette industry which fully embraces value-addition and beneficiation to realise better profits compared to selling unprocessed tobacco. The successful empowerment of the tobacco sector at primary level has
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03
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