Interview: ‘It’s time to scale up SMEs’

No government grows the economy; the economy is grown by industrialists and those that are in commerce and business.
By Freeman Makopa Oct. 27, 2023

Pre-shipment inspections improve turnaround times

Traders have however complained of the high costs in seeking pre-shipment services.
By Tafadzwa Mhlanga Oct. 6, 2023

Vehicle imports net US$2bn

According to Zimra, the total revenue from all motor vehicle types for the year 2022 was $29 583 267 180,33 and US$2 263 191 197,63.
By Evans Mathanda Jul. 31, 2023

Govt scales up rural industrialisation

Permanent secretary in the ministry, Mavis Sibanda told Standardbusiness in an interview last week that rural industrialisation was a priority for the government.
By Tatira Zwinoira Jul. 16, 2023

Reversing the de-industrialisation scourge

Zimbabwe's industrial sector remains highly diversified, comprising of 94 sub-sectors, producing about 6 000 products.
By Sekai Nzenza Jul. 14, 2023

Zim spending US$400m annually on drug imports

Speaking at the launch of a local pharmaceutical firm Sapps Pharmaceuticals, Dayford Nhema, a deputy director, said the bill for importing drugs was too high.
By Elma Zhoya Jun. 2, 2023

Price hikes: Govt claims sabotage

In a post-Cabinet Press briefing, Information and Broadcasting minister Monica Mutsvangwa last night said the prevailing shortages of basic goods in retail shops was artificial.
By Tafadzwa Kachiko May. 17, 2023

Zim is still very marketable: Govt

Nzenza said government was also looking at developing sustainable value chains as part of its development agenda.
By Zanele Ndlovu May. 1, 2023

Govt avails US$22,5m SDR funds to boost value chains

SDRs are reserve assets issued by the IMF, backed by dollars, euros, yen, sterling and yuan.
By Freeman Makopa Apr. 16, 2023