Zimbabwe's Imports Ban Furore Over - Report
The imports ban by the government led to widespread criticism and protests by cross-border traders soon after its implementation.
'Import Storm Over'
Financial Gazette, 13 October 2016
THE Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) has said the furore that engulfed the economy after government introduced measures to limit the import of hundreds of products had subsided,… Read more »
Informal traders in Harare (file photo).
Local traders are reportedly smuggling cheaper and affordable goods, defying the government's ban on the importation of foreign products. Read more »
The government did not do its 'homework' before implementing the import ban that will lead to the immediate emergence of a black market, economists say. Read more »
This could be a retaliatory move following Zimbabwe's ban on the importation of products that are also manufactured by local companies. Read more »
The government has allegedly issued over 6 000 import certificates, with three quarters of those for South African products. Read more »
The South African government has reportedly asked Zimbabwe to reduce the duty on products following recent trade restrictions. Read more »
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