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British Ambassador Pleased As Some UK Shops Stock Products From Zimbabwe

British Ambassador Pleased As Some UK Shops Stock Products From Zimbabwe

British Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mrs Melanie Robinson, has said it is good to see some shops in the United Kingdom stocking products from Zimbabwe.

She also spoke of arrangements in place between Zimbabwe and the UK to facilitate trade between the two nations. Said, Robinson:

Good to see this visit so soon after ZITF by ZimTrade who are exploring opportunities for exporters. Our UK-Zim trade agreement is in place, giving exporters tariff & quota-free access to the UK. horticultural producers are among those benefiting; keen to see others join them.

Her remarks were in response to a post by ZimTrade which indicated that it was conducting a survey in the United Kingdom. Read the post:

Local businesses can leverage the diaspora market to increase exports. We are conducting a market survey in the UK and we’re happy to see some shops stocking some of our favorite local products. We are excited, to discover more opportunities for your business! #EnergisingExports

Before the turn of the millennium, the UK used to be a huge destination for Zimbabwean products.  

The composition of Zimbabwe’s exports to the UK were diamonds, mange tout peas, black fermented tea, oranges, unmanufactured tobacco, fresh avocados, sculptures, fresh peaches, fresh nectarines, fresh raspberries, passion fruit and jewellery, among others.

Zimbabwe’s exports to the UK have been increasing in recent years with ZimTrade estimating them to have increased by 276 per cent to US$112 million in 2018 from US$30 million in 2012.

The southern African country could become a strategic partner for London, especially in this post-BREXIT era.

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14 Comments

Mujibha 1 month ago

Vaikonewa Zanu muchagumisira motenga "all" and not "some" products. British must also pay reparations for causing Chimurenga war.


Asalif 1 month ago

@mujibha you are insane you still have chimurenga mind very primitive those Brits left a lot of infrastructure here they differ from your Chinese compatriots who just loot and leave nothing even profit they externalize the reports are out but nothing is being done

Blue 1 month ago

Viva La Zanu PF. It has managed to increase trade with the UK. Impressive. Vote Zanu PF


Chamhamha 1 month ago

Ko masanctions amunongogwauta makamasingirwa kupi

Feza 1 month ago

I bet they are just buying our incompatible goods just for relations sake . What can we offer besides raw materials . Our industry is pitifully outdated . Farms forlon. Vote CCC for Competence . Vote CCC for Change .


Mujibha 1 month ago

Chikafu cheku Britain achinake angori mazi GMO ega ega.


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Asalif 1 month ago

if you have nothing to sell to them then you say you are under sanctions what will you trade when industry is closed


Asalif 1 month ago

Vaya vemasunctions we keep telling you here they are not economic they are personal and travel bans but seems your heads are diluted nemusudzo wemaMP eZanu pf


Salazar 1 month ago

Good for Zim or For the Looters . A good gesture from the Brits anyways


twoboy 1 month ago

ndine madora angu


Ospina 1 month ago

Good move I want to export ma Chunks angu


Chimboti Pizza 1 month ago

Ko ndiri ndega mucomment section, @cute, @Asalif, @THE FIEND, @Chapwititi Kestombela muripi😕


Asalif 1 month ago

@Chimboti pizza 👊👊 I'm here my man ndombotizira kuonline trading ☝️☝️☝️

Chimboti Pizza 1 month ago

Ehezve😎



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