Articles tagged 'zimtrade'

Zim targets UK market 9 December 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe is planning to take advantage of Britain's decision to exit Europe and establish strong relations with its former coloniser. Britain is expected to leave the European Union (EU) in the next few months and has signalled intention to strengthen bilateral and trade ties with its...
Zim firms cut $3m deals in DRC 12 July 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwean resources companies have cut deals worth $3 million-plus with DRC corporations after participating at a mining exhibition in the central African country. The firms are working with large mining corporations such as Ivanhoe Mines, Kibali Gold Mine, Gecamines and Tenke Fungur...
Zim firms urged to tap into EU food market 7 June 2018 HARARE - The global trend towards healthy living through healthy eating, especially of sugar and additive-free foods, super foods, and organic, nutrient-rich supplements provides an excellent opportunity for Zimbabwe, especially in developed markets such as Europe. Zimbabwe's trade promotion b...
Goat meat prices hit new high as demand grows 8 March 2018 HARARE - Demand for goat meat has hit a new high, amid tight supply and strong local and overseas demand. According to Econometer Global Capital, on average a Boer goat is fetching from around $250 to $350, with a buck going for as high as $600, proving a nice reward for producers. “The thr...
ZimTrade calls for increased citrus production 10 February 2018 HARARE - Zimbabwe export promotion body (ZimTrade) says local farmers should boost citrus production to meet increased demand from China. This was after the China Industrial International Group Zimbabwe (CIIGZ), which supports local business to access China's $23 trillion economy, managed to g...
Dutch expert visits rural farmers 5 February 2018 HARARE - Retired Dutch farmer, organic specialist and PUM expert Coen De Berg was on a consulting visit to farmers in Rusitu and Chipinge last week. De Berg, who landed in Zimbabwe because of a ZimTrade-PUM partnership, holds more than 40 years' experience in organic dairy farming and horticul...
Sweden seeks to boost Zim investment 15 February 2017 HARARE - Sweden's new ambassador to Zimbabwe, Sofia Calltorp, has said she would immediately start working to restart stalled investment here and resume exports from the southern African country that plummeted after the controversial land grab programme. Welcoming pledges from President Robert...
Zim exports to EU on the rise 14 April 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe's exports to the European Union (EU) have increased by 14 percent to $54,2 million from $28,6 million recorded in 2014, latest figures from ZimTrade show. Data released yesterday by the local trade development and promotion organisation revealed that the country's exports to ...
Zim companies urged to explore Namibian market 24 November 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwean companies have been urged to increase their regional footprint by exploiting the potential vast business opportunities offered by Namibia. Zimtrade chief executive Sithembile Pilime yesterday told delegates at the presentation of the Namibia Market Survey in the capital th...
Take advantage of Angola's huge import bill, companies told 7 July 2014 HARARE - ZimTrade, the country’s trade and export promotion body, has urged local companies to take advantage of Angola’s $20 billion import bill and venture into the southern African country’s export market with vast business opportunities exist. The oil rich country’s import bill is $20, 5 b...
9 Zim firms set for Angola 3 July 2014 HARARE - Nine Zimbabwean firms are set to participate at the forthcoming Luanda International Trade Fair (LITF) in Angola next month. The mission is part of Zimtrade's strategy to enhance Zimbabwe's exports to the oil rich southern African country. The nine companies are involved in the man...
Zim investors set for Mozambique 23 June 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwe's trade facilitation body, ZimTrade, will be spearheading an investment mission in Mozambique as part of efforts to have local companies establish businesses in the country. The trip is set for August in Tete province. Tete's economic activity has in recent years grown sig...
Zim eyes thriving Angola 20 June 2014 HARARE - Zimbabwean businesses can cash in on Angola's thriving economy by investing in its various sectors, particularly manufacturing, ZimTrade says. The oil-rich Angola currently imports about 80 percent of its goods. ZimTrade chief executive Sithembile Pilime said local companies can ex...
Zim's Zambia exports up 18pc 23 May 2014 Zimbabwe’s exports to Zambia increased by 18,8 percent to $115,7 million in 2013 from $97,3 million prior year. However, trade facilitation body Zimtrade said the trade gap between the two countries widened to $146,4 million as Zimbabwe imported $262 million more from Zambia during the year. ...
Indian investors set for Zim 21 May 2014 HARARE - A delegation from India’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry is expected in Zimbabwe at the end of this month to explore trade and investment opportunities. Zimtrade — a body created to facilitate trade and promote investment in Zimbabwe — said the team was interested in various sectors...
Zimtrade faces challenges 4 September 2012 HARARE - Zimtrade s operations are seriously under threat owing to lack of adequate financial resources, hampering its efforts to revitalise export-led economic growth. Presenting the trade body s maiden report for the year ended December 2011 last week, board chairperson Jethro Siziba said the h...