Tough regulatory costs drain industries

The CZI boss said the manufacturing sector was now lagging behind other sectors in terms of contribution to gross domestic product (GDP).
By Freeman Makopa Sep. 22, 2023

Exchange premium widens as Zimdollar firms

The Zimbabwe dollar lost significant value during the first half, as money supply increased by over 500% compared to the December 2022 rate.
By Tatira Zwinoira Sep. 8, 2023

Zim economy in deflation: CZI

Based on the CZI model, the ZWL$ month-on-month inflation rate for August 2023 was about -8%.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Sep. 6, 2023

Economy now in hyperinflation, says CZI

This time, hyperinflation is a result of the local currency losing more than half of its value in June this year due to unbridled expansion of the money supply.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jul. 6, 2023

Business jittery as electioneering goes a gear up

Mnangagwa, who took over from the late Robert Mugabe after a coup in 2017, is angling for a second term.
By IOL Jun. 25, 2023

Tracking the freefall of the Zimdollar

The nation's economists cautioned against the action, but the government ignored their advice.
By Mthandazo Nyoni and Melody Chikono May. 21, 2023

Scrapping of duty on basics to trigger a domino effect

Economists said embattled industries would be pushed out of markets by cheaper South African and Zambian imports
By Tinashe Kairiza May. 19, 2023

Zim sitting on a timebomb

The economic meltdown, which has escalated in the past five months, has eroded incomes at a scale last seen during the first phase of Zimbabwe’s crisis between 2007 and 2008.
By The Zimbabwe Independent May. 12, 2023

Public funds at mess of blundering authorities

They want to ascertain how secure their investments would be, before taking a plunge.
By The Zimbabwe Independent May. 5, 2023