Articles tagged 'tobacco industry marketing board'

Zim misses tobacco target 22 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe is set to miss its tobacco 200 million kilogrammes target after farmers delivered 186,3 million kg of the golden leaf on Day 105 compared to 200 million kg delivered in the same period last year. At its peak, in 2000, the country produced 237 million kg before hitting an all-...
Zim tobacco sales down 7,3pc 11 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean farmers sold 184,5 million kg of the nation's top export earner tobacco by day 99 of the selling season, which is 7,3 percent lower compared to 199,1 million kg received in  prior year, official data showed. Statistics from industry regulator Tobacco Industry and Marketing ...
Zim's tobacco exports tumble 13 July 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's tobacco export earnings tumbled two percent to $266 million by July 7 on lower prices and demand, an industry official said. Tobacco is Zimbabwe's single largest export commodity, ahead of platinum and gold. Andrew Matibiri, general manager at Tobacco Industry and Market...
Zim tobacco output rebounds 15 May 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe's tobacco production has so far outpaced the previous year by most measures including volume and value sold. Production and sales of tobacco rose from 66,8million kg in the prior season to 87,9 million kg as at day 32 of the marketing season following last year's devastating ...
Zim tobacco output rebounds, up 34pc 26 April 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwean farmers have sold 52,5 million kg of the nation's top export earner tobacco as at week four of the marketing season, 34 percent higher than the previous year's output, official data showed. This shows the sector recovering from the damage to commercial farming associated wi...
Tobacco exports top $720m 16 November 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's tobacco export earnings have increased to over $721,3 million in the eight months to November, buoyed by higher prices and demand from China. Statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) showed that the latest figure increased from $692,6 million r...
Zim surpasses tobacco target 23 July 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe has surpassed this year's 170 million kilogrammes tobacco production despite the crop being affected by drought, latest data show. Statistics released by the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) yesterday revealed that farmers have so far produced 183 million kg of the...
Zim exports $246m tobacco 29 May 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe has earned over $246 million from the export of 42,5 million kilogrammes (kg) of flue-cured tobacco since the beginning of the marketing season in March this year. Latest statistics from the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB), the country's seasonal exports improved ...
Zim exports $164m tobacco to China 17 May 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe has so far exported flue-cured tobacco worth $164 million to China, a development that is expected to ease liquidity challenges in the country, figures from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) indicate. According to TIMB, the Asian economic giant remains Zimbabwe's to...
Tobacco farmers earn $73mln 28 April 2016 HARARE - Farmers have so far pocketed $73 million from the sale of over 27,6 million kilogrammes (kg) of tobacco compared to $38,5 million last year. Data from the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) yesterday revealed that on day 19, the average price for the golden leaf had surged 8,69 p...
TIMB rakes in $7m from tobacco levy 10 November 2015 HARARE - The Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) has so far received $7 million in tobacco levy from farmers across the country. TIMB chief executive Andrew Matibiri last week told farmers at the closure of the 2015 Marketing Season and National Tobacco Conference that the funds were yet t...