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Raw Materials Dominate Zimbabwe’s Imports List - Zimstat

Raw Materials Dominate Zimbabwe’s Imports List - Zimstat

Zimbabwe’s import list has of late been dominated by raw materials, the latest Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency’s (Zimstat) trade report shows.

The report, which covers the period ended 30 June 2022, shows a departure from the past when finished products for consumption dominated the import list. The report said:

The major imports remained mineral fuels and mineral oil products, which stood at 20,1%, followed by machinery and mechanical appliances at 16,2% in June 2022.

Other imports included animal/vegetable fats and oils at 8,4%, vehicles 8,1%, electrical machinery and equipment 4,3%, plastics 4%, fertilisers 2,9%, pharmaceuticals 1,7%, paper and paper products 1,4% and rubber 1,4%.

Zimstat said the main exports were semi-manufactured gold 22,8%, nickel mattes including platinum group of minerals 20%, mineral substances 19%, nickel ores and concentrates 16%, tobacco 4,7%, ferrochromium 4,1%, platinum unwrought or in powder form 2,9%, coke and semicoke of coal 2%.

More: NewZimbabwe.com

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7 Comments

Duduzani 1 month ago

The statistics helps the aspiring businesses to venture into that sector with more demands. Kodwa kunzima ngoba wonk umuntu seli politicians koMrikiti


Mafirakureva 1 month ago

What if we could export all ZANU geriatric politicians, their sidekicks such as Tkt, Blue, fake Bush Lawyer etc., hatingawanr mari yekutenga magetsi at the same time reduce cost of sewage drastically?


ita mushe 1 month ago

ndiani angade kutenga zvinhu zvakaora

Klux kk 1 month ago

Sorry Mafirakureva, Zanu hayitengeseki. Its way past its best before date and hayidyike se sewage. Angade kutenga July 'Pomona' kanu kuti Chris ndiyani mukore uno.

Tintin 1 month ago

iye blue aripi?

The King of Serpents 1 month ago

@Mafirakureva....😂😂😂😂😂😂 We have a better chance of exporting raw sewage than z.an.u .pf.

VBZ KARTEL 1 month ago

Don't worry we shall build reorientation camps to deal with dissidents like you.


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