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TOBACCO sales have generated $19,4 million in the first 17 days of the marketing season this year compared to $81 million realised over the same period last year, statistics from the industry regulator have shown. ...
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Business Slider
ZIMBABWE’S top major foreign currency earners — tobacco growers — toil and till the soils growing the crop that drives the economy, only for their sweat to be rewarded in real time gross settlement (RTGS) dollars, a currency that threatens the crop and livelihood of the farmers. ...
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Business
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. ...
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Columnists Opinion & Editorials
The recent disclosures by stakeholders that some buyers were buying tobacco at the auction floors cheaply, but get handsome rewards when the same crop is sold under contract sales is clear testimony that the regulator is sleeping on the wheels. ...
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Business
TIMB has pressed the panic button, requesting input from players to respond to “negative publicity” over low prices at the auction floors. ...
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News
On the one hand, health experts contend that smoking tobacco is responsible for the annual death of over six million people globally. ...
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News
TOBACCO production has surpassed the 210 million kg mark for the first time in 14 years as the rebound in output continues, driven by small-scale farmers. ...
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News
A recent article which appeared in the NewsDay on July 5 headlined Children suffer on tobacco farms asserted that ITGA has acknowledged that child labour is rampant in the tobacco sector. ...
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News
THE value of tobacco sold as of Friday last week was $517 707 11 up 11% from the same period last year buoyed by the increase in the number of tobacco farmers. ...
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News
THE tobacco industry has raked in $433 million from the sale of 135 million kg of the golden leaf, but the sector is facing curing facilities challenges. ...
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News
THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) has said the poor quality of tobacco delivered to the auction floors this season has forced prices to remain subdued. ...
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News
THE 2014 tobacco marketing season officially started yesterday with an opening price of $4,85 per kilogramme of the golden leaf. ...
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News
THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) yesterday said tobacco auction floors will conduct all their businesses in United State dollars ...
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News
GOVERNMENT plans to put in place legislation governing tobacco farmers and contractors in a bid to curb side-marketing in Zimbabwe, a government official has said. ...
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News
THE 2013 tobacco marketing season for flue-cured tobacco will end on Friday due to the decline in daily deliveries, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board has announced. ...
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News
TOBACCO deliveries at the country’s three auction floors have reached 152 million kg since the start of the 2013 auctioning season early this year. ...
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National News
The country’s farmers have gradually abandoned growing the staple crop to concentrate on cash crops like tobacco, leaving the country vulnerable to serious food shortages. ...
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News
ZIMBABWE’S tobacco earnings for the 76 days of the selling season increased by 24% to $527 million compared to the same period last year driven by increased deliveries, official figures have shown. ...
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News
THE value of the tobacco crop delivered to the country’s auction floors has inched closer to the half a billion dollar mark. ...
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News
THE growing of the golden leaf has become the “in thing” in the country’s agricultural sector post dollarisation in 2009. ...
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News
REVENUE from the sale of tobacco has surpassed $110 million since the start of the selling season. ...
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News
TOBACCO deliveries surged to 17 million kg generating $61, 1 million by Tuesday, Day 19 of the current selling season, as more farmers began delivering the crop. ...
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News
THE Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board recorded a marginal increase in tobacco output in the first 12 trading days of the season, latest figures have shown. ...
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News
THE troubled Millennium Tobacco auction floors (MTF) has announced plans to reopen next week after indicating that they have fulfilled the necessary regulatory requirements, a development the Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) denies. ...
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News
THE 2013 tobacco marketing season kick-starts today with 170 million kgs expected to be delivered at the country’s three auction floors as the sector maintains a recovery path. ...
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News
TOBACCO auction floors licensed for the 2013 tobacco selling season that begins next Wednesday have intensified preparations for the marketing season with at least 170 million kg of tobacco set to go under the hammer. ...
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News
TSL Limited, a diversified group with interest in agro chemicals, logistics, transports and tobacco, posted a $5,6 million profit for the year ended October 31, 2012 compared to $1,7 million during the same period the previous year. This was driven by a restructuring exercise which reduced overheads. ...
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News
THE number of tobacco farmers registered for the 2013 season increased by over 22 000 compared to the previous year as more farmers turned to the golden leaf, it has been learnt. ...
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Tobacco selling season 2011
The 2011 tobacco selling season commences this morning amid high expectation of brisk business on the back of an improved agriculture season. Contract sales are expected to begin ...
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Tobacco adds fuel to Zim’s exports
Tobacco production is booming in Zimbabwe as small farmers attempt to cash in on high prices worldwide. Farmers have also been spurred on by Zimbabwe’s adoption of the ...
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