STRONG ZIMBABWE LEAF EXPORT LEVELS BUT UNLIKELY TO SOLVE COUNTRY’S ECONOMIC CRISIS ALONE

TOBACCO has been among Zimbabwe’s foreign exchange earners for decades, and the country remains Africa's top producer of the golden leaf, despite the disruption that its agricultural sector faced in the early 2000s. These days, the country’s cash-strapped government is supportive and is pinning its hopes on tobacco exports to spearhead an elusive economic recovery. Zimbabwe’s tobacco reaches most major countries on all continents, all processed as per international merchants’ or manufacturers’ requirements. The country has already exported 45.6 ...


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