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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Cash crisis pushes tobacco growers into a tight corner

A horde of disgruntled farmers along with vendors around the TSF premises, teams up to protest against the unavailability of cash at banks. The protests are just but one of the manifestations of the liquidity crunch and cash crisis that is threatening th
Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added May 13, 2017 01:46

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports up 10 percent

The country has exported 45,6 million kilogrammes of flue-cured tobacco worth $214,7 million since the beginning of the year. The 45,6 million kg are 9,6 percent more than the 41,7 million kg for the same period last year. Most of the tobacco being expo
Zimbabwe Daily
added May 11, 2017 20:10

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales rake in $300m

In the same period last year, 77 million kg of tobacco was sold, raising $220 million. Tobacco sales have increased by 29,74% to 100 million kg as compared to 77 million kg auctioned last year.
Newsday (zw)
added May 11, 2017 00:34

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Police rampage scare tobacco farmers

Some tobacco farmers have moved from Tobacco Sales Floor to Boka (TFS) after the skirmishes in Harare on 4 March. The farmers who demonstrated against the golden leaf buyer and banks were later dispersed by anti- riot police.
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added May 9, 2017 21:02

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Dealers fleece desperate cash-hungry farmers

Some dealers in Harare are taking advantage of desperate cash-hungry farmers, buying tobacco from them at low prices and later reselling the golden leaf at the tobacco floors at much higher prices.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added May 9, 2017 20:13

[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
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