Tough regulatory costs drain industries

The CZI boss said the manufacturing sector was now lagging behind other sectors in terms of contribution to gross domestic product (GDP).
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 22, 2023

New Horizon: Positioning Zim for strategic contribution to Brics bloc

Sustainable economic growth is the bedrock upon which Zimbabwe's contribution to Brics must be built.
By Chido Dzinotyiwei Sep. 1, 2023

Interview: Strategic positioning to prop up Zim’s African trade ambitions

This will create jobs and boost economic growth.
By Freeman Makopa Jul. 21, 2023

Ecobank unveils single market trade hub

Ecobank Group chief executive officer Jeremy Awori said AfCFTA had created an immense opportunity for African businesses.
By Mthandazo Nyoni Jun. 16, 2023

AfCFTA, financial services

The agreement is set to spur intra-African trade while increasing the appeal of direct investment in Africa.
By Batanai Matsika Jun. 9, 2023

Feature: Low trade stifles Comesa bloc

According to Onyango, Comesa's imports from outside the region increased by 26% to US$227 billion in 2021 from US$181 billion in 2020.
By Elma Zhoya May. 19, 2023

Interview: Tongaat boss cautious about US$3,4tn bloc

We sell approximately 65 to 70% of sugar produced in Zimbabwe to the local market.
By Mthandazo Nyoni May. 12, 2023

Stanbic Bank to boost cross-border trade

He said Zimbabwean businesses could diversify their markets and reduce their dependence on a single market, reducing the risks associated with economic shocks.
By Business Reporter May. 8, 2023

Africa’s trade too low: AfCFTA chief

According to Mene, African economies lack competitiveness to trade alongside other regions.
By Enos Denhere May. 5, 2023