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[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

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Farmers push for tobacco tax reversal

Farmers’ associations have engaged the government to reverse its decision to impose a 10% withholding tax on tobacco farmers without valid tax clearance certificates.
Newsday (zw)
added Apr 7, 2017 16:03

[Africa] Slow carbon credit sales hinder Zimbabwe forest protection

"We are encouraging tobacco farmers to have their own woodlots to cure tobacco. If a farmer does not have such a woodlot we advise them not to grow tobacco," he said. Tobacco curing alone is responsible for more than 20 percent of the country's
added Mar 29, 2017 16:01

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco sales reach $21,7m

Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 28, 2017 03:53
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