GOVERNMENT will this week engage South Africa to discuss issues of mutual economic concern, joint ventures, credit lines, markets and Harare’s policy to restrict certain imports as part of efforts to boost local industry.South African businesses are ratcheting up pressure on Tshwane to push for an end to the import controls. South Africa is Zimbabwe’s largest trading partner.
Since the promulgation of Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016, the Musina business community on the Zimbabwe-South Africa border has lost more than US$10 million in potential business.
This has seen South Africa’s trade and industry ministry ask for a five-day meeting from July 18 to July 22. To read more click http://bit.ly/29SeZst