Manufactured exports on an upward trend

Zimbabwe’s trade deficit has narrowed down following growth in exports from US$ billion to... Zimbabwe imported goods and services worth US$... during the same period. Over the past three years, there been a gradual growth exports, even in the manufacturing sector.  However, while a lot more manufacturing companies have ventured in to exports, the bulk of this sector’s growth is concentrated in a few companies with 70% of the value added exports dominated by five companies.

The total value of manufactured exports have risen to... The sector, however, requires a lot of foreign currency to sustain production and drive import substitution.

Zimtrade, Zimbabwe’s export promotion body, is pushing for export growth through trade fairs; buyer missions and seller and trade and investment conferences.


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