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19 January 2017

Three missions from a World Bank-administered trust fund are in the country to help Zimbabwe improve its business environment climate, support reform of State-owned enterprises and efforts to strengthen the poverty and equity focus of public spending.

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19 January 2017

The value of transactions processed through point of sale terminals grew 23 percent in December to $550 million from $446 million in November as Zimbabweans continue to increase their usage of plastic money.

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12 January 2017

The World Bank has painted a more optimistic picture in respect of Zimbabwe’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth this year, projecting it at 3, 8 percent.

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11 January 2017

The moment a person receives income they are usually faced with two options, to either spend it all or use part of the money and save the rest. Once they decide to put aside a portion, they will have made a decision to save.

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09 January 2017

Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are set to grow this year due to legislation restricting imports and the advancement of technology, experts have said.

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09 January 2017

AS banks continue to put a lid on loans and advances, non-performing loans (NPLs) which describe a loan on which the debtor is not making any repayments have dropped to below 10 percent from a peak of 20,5 percent in 2015, raising expectations that the sector is becoming more

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06 January 2017

Many people have become self-employed and are running small businesses, either from home, business centres or town.

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06 January 2017

A recently published study on the long-run effects of mobile money on economic outcomes in Kenya provides some valuable insights that will benefit economic development and financial inclusion polices across Africa. 

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03 January 2017

FBC Bank intends to invest US$5 million this year into agricultural value chain players to promote small-scale farmers by adding value to their products. The move is expected to improve small-scale farmers’ capacity to generate revenue.

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30 December 2016

Current challenges with the availability of cash in the economy have opened up a very hot debate about the future of the business environment. Zimbabweans have, over the last few years, operated in a cash economy.

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