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[Africa] Zimbabwe tobacco is booming, but farmers growing it are not

A cash shortage that underlines the country's deepening economic woes has left farmers who travel long distances to auctions unpaid, stranded and desperate. Farmers like Kahari are not paid in cash because of the currency shortage. But they need the mon
AP - Associated Press
added May 30, 2017 22:55

[Africa, Zimbabwe] More women venture into tobacco farming

There is a 57 percent increase in the number of women who sold tobacco this marketing season, as compared to the 2016 tobacco marketing season. At least 11 000 women sold their tobacco this season compared to 7 000 last season. Ephiphania Chigora (25) a
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 25, 2017 01:12

[Africa] Zimbabwe Tobacco Exports Rake In $221.1mln

Zimbabwe has so far exported 47.2 million kilograms of flue cured tobacco valued at $222.1 million, 10.5 percent lower compared to $248.3 million reported in the same period last year, latest statistics from the industry regulator shows. Tobacco is the c
News of the South (zm)
added May 24, 2017 03:06

[Africa, Zimbabwe] GUTA: Decentralisation of tobacco auction floors noble

The increase in tobacco farmers and an increase in tobacco production gives pressure to the few tobacco auction floors which are all centralized in Harare hence the need to decongest them by decentralization.
added May 23, 2017 13:24

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco farmers at their wits’ end

Tobacco farmers’ woes at the auction floors started as a blooper by banks that was tolerable and mildly transgressive but it has evolved into a repetitive, insipid seasonal mess that is creating paupers out of potentially vibrant business people. These
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added May 23, 2017 12:35

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Flue-cured tobacco export volumes rise 9pc

Volumes of tobacco which has been exported now stand at 47, 1 million kilogrammes, a 9 percent rise from those exported in the corresponding period last year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
BH24 (zw)
added May 19, 2017 14:55

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports drop 12pc

ZIMBABWE’S seasonal tobacco export receipts have registered a 12 percent drop so far to $216,9 million compared to $246,3 million realised during the comparable period in 2016, official data shows.
Chronicle (zw)
added May 17, 2017 15:23

[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
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