Category: Economy

‘Negotiate rescue package from region’

Government should negotiate a rescue liquidity package from the region, particularly South Africa, to buttress economic stabilisation efforts and steer business growth, economic analysts have said. Contributing during a discussion… Read more »

Price madness: Govt intervenes

GOVERNMENT has directed that prices of basic commodities increased without justification be reduced immediately, as it moves to restore sanity on the market. Retailers are hiking prices of basic commodities… Read more »

Trade deficit now $1,6bn

ZIMBABWE’S trade deficit rose 28% to $1,6 billion over the period February to August 2018 from $1,25 billion recorded during the same period last year, further depleting the country’s precarious… Read more »

IMF raises Zim growth forecast

The International Monetary Fund yesterday raised its 2018 Zimbabwe economic growth forecast to 3,6 percent from 2,4 percent it projected in April this year. This comes after the Government also… Read more »