Zimbabwe Introduces Rigid Import Regulations

The government has put in place rigorous regulations meant to control the importation of goods that are available locally.



  • Zimbabwe:   New Import Regulations Gazetted

    The Herald, 18 June 2016

    Government has put in place stringent regulations meant to control the importation of goods that are available locally. The regulations were gazetted under Statutory Instrument 64… Read more »

Beitbridge border crossing.

  • Zimbabwe:   For or Against Import Restrictions?

    Financial Gazette, 21 April 2016

    As the trade deficit continues to widen, Zimbabwe has retreated to the age-old debate: to ban or not to restrict imports. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   All Imported Foodstuffs Tested for GMOs - Made

    The Herald, 21 May 2016

    Government tests all imported foodstuffs for genetically modified organisms, a senior official has said. Appearing before the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Agriculture on… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   'Industry Protection Not Forever'

    The Herald, 30 May 2016

    Industry and Commerce Minister, Mike Bimha said Government will not protect the local manufacturing industry from outside competition forever, urging the sector to take advantage… Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   All Not Well in the Bakery Sector

    The Herald, 23 May 2016

    All is not well in the bakery sector as deep-seated "wars" over the most essential input - flour - are straining relations between millers, bakers and suppliers. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe:   Promote Local Products for Economic Revival

    The Herald, 7 June 2016

    It is sad to note that some Zimbabweans continue to import non-essentials or finished products while shunning local goods. The benefits that can be accrued by consuming Zimbabwean… Read more »