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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold Leaf eyes 20% market share

Gold Leaf Tobacco Zimbabwe is targeting a 20% market for its cigarette brand, Rudland & George, as it has given the market a premium offering at affordable prices, an executive said yesterday.
Newsday (zw)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:36

[Africa, Zimbabwe] RBZ pays tobacco farmers $27m

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) yesterday said it has paid $26, 6 million export incentive to farmers who sold tobacco during the 2016 marketing season. In order to encourage tobacco farmers to increase production, as well as promote financial inclusi
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jan 20, 2017 02:40

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim tobacco exports value down 94pc YTD

Zimbabwe has exported flue-cured tobacco to the value of $9 million during the first couple of weeks of 2017, compared to $157, 2 million worth of the crop in the prior comparable period, a 94 percent drop.
BH24 (zw)
added Jan 17, 2017 22:05

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Gold leaf growers up by 15%

The 2016/17 farming season has so far recorded 14 283 new growers with a total of 91 805 hectares having been put under tobacco
Chronicle (zw)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:03

[Africa] Haunting images of tobacco plantation seized from white farmers by 'Mugabe thugs' in Zimbabwe and given to British GP show 'pathetic' crop and eerie, deserted outbuildings

A once thriving tobacco farm where a white Zimbabwean farmer and his wife lived for 35 years before being turfed out by a British doctor lies empty. Six foot tall tobacco plants which were lovingly tended to by 40 staff last year have been replaced by w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:20

[Africa] Zimbabwe: RBZ Pays U.S.$72,9 Million in Incentives

THE Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe says it has to date paid $72,9 million as incentives to exporters, the bulk of which went to gold producers, tobacco farmers and diaspora remittances. The bank also said use of plastic money now accounted for 50 percent to 7
added Jan 9, 2017 20:42

[Africa, Zimbabwe] 'Blueberries pay 10 times more than tobacco'

Before embarking on a controversial land reform programme, Zimbabwe was one of the top horticultural exporters to the European Union, supplying fresh fruit and flowers to some of the world's leading supermarket chains. Today, the once flourishing horticu
BBC Online
added Jan 9, 2017 02:12

[Africa, Zimbabwe] E-auctions ready to go

Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said that it will be introducing e-auctions for the 2017 flue-cured tobacco marketing season, according to a story in The Herald. The TIMB said that the introduction was part of its efforts to c
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 6, 2017 00:47


AN acute shortage of Compound C — the only blend fertiliser recommended for tobacco production — is being exploited by some unscrupulous dealers to rip-off unsuspecting gold-leaf growers through repackaged, under weighed and overpriced fong-kong products
Zimbabwe Daily
added Jan 2, 2017 00:40

[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Zim earns $926m from tobacco exports

Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) show that China maintained its top spot as the major consumer of flue-cured tobacco from Zimbabwe after importing 69 million kg valued at $565 million at an average of $8,20 per kg
The Daily News (zw)
added Dec 31, 2016 17:21
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