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Commodity Prices as at 1 June 2018

Commodity Prices (ZW) Commodity Prices as at 1 June 2018 Price (US$) per metric tonne Commodity GMB Private Buyers Maize 390                 - Sorghum 390             250 Rapoko 390                 - Millet 390        ...

Cotton makes a comeback

Zimbabwe’s cotton deliveries have reached 100 000 tonnes – surpassing last year’s national output of 74 000 tonnes, The Cotton Company of Zimbabwe has said. At its peak in 2013, the country produced 352 000 tonnes of cotton, but plummeted...

Tobacco deliveries hit record 238m kg

The 2018 flue-cured tobacco deliveries have reached a record 238 million kilogrammes, the highest ever in the history of the country. The previous record was 237 million kg, which was achieved in 2000. According to latest Tobacco Industry and...

Tick borne infected Beef on the market : ZIMBABWE

Minister of Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Perrance Shiri has warned people buying and selling meat from cattle affected by a tick-borne disease that they face arrest. This follows reports circulating on social media suggesting that villagers are selling meat...

Egg prices go up by 57%

WHOLESALE prices of table eggs have increased by 57% over the past few years to $4,50 per tray in the first quarter of 2018, an official has said.in an industry update for the first quarter of 2018, Zimbabwe Poultry...

GOVERNMENT is not issuing any permits for importation of chickens, Lands, Agriculture and Rural...

GOVERNMENT is not issuing any permits for importation of chickens, Lands, Agriculture and Rural Resettlement Minister, Perrance Shiri, has said. “Permits are issued under my signature and so far we have not given anyone such permits. Unless of course you...

Poultry meat sector improves-increase in the number of broiler breeder birds to 574 000

AN aggressive restocking of breeder birds by the poultry industry since the outbreak of Avian Influenza (AI) last year has seen an increase of pre-laying broiler breeder birds from 130 000 in September 2017 to 306 000 in March...

GMB 2018 Buying Prices List

  Maize $390G/nuts $500 Sugar beans $1150 Soyabeans $610 ➡C/peas $300 Nyimo $300 S/flower $300 Popcorn $600 Sesame-price not yet out ➡Rice-price not yet out *For Maize Measure 2.5 buckets/50kg bag

Cotton marketing Season Kicks of in Zimbabwe

The 2018 cotton marketing season has kicked off countrywide with the Presidential Free Cotton Inputs Scheme expected to surpass the 100 000 tonnage mark targeted for this season The commencement of cotton marketing season was officially announced by the Agriculture...