The developing world, particularly Africa, is awash with natural resources including unparalleled mineral endowments yet Africa is considered the poorest continent on Earth.
As a strategy to promote the tourism sector based on its contribution to the economy in Zimbabwe, Government decided to exempt accommodation services for tourists from Value Added Tax (VAT).
The composite leading indicator (CLI) index shows that economic activity has generally been improving in the first half of 2014 but has slowed down in the first four months of the second half before contracting in November 2014.
This study was carried out to conduct an evaluation of cost drivers affecting the competitiveness of Zimbabwean businesses.
Growth at the global level during the first quarter of 2014 was generally below expectations, resulting in a downward revised forecast for 2014 to 3.4% instead of the original forecast of 3.7%.
Global economic activity has broadly strengthened and is expected to improve further in 2014 through to 2015.
This paper provides a synopsis of the international and country experiences with financial liberalization/reform.
Agriculture is the backbone of the Zimbabwean economy with the rural majority deriving their livelihood from agriculture and other related agricultural economic activities.
Zimbabwe had a vibrant and diversified engineering and metals sector which dominated the SADC region (except for South Africa) prior to the decade long.
The study revealed the extent of the destruction of the TC sub-sector and its ancillary industries beginning from the time of ESAP to the present.
The Chemical Industries value Chain Analysis Study for Zimbabwe was called for by ZEPARU in collaboration with USAID-SERA program.
This study examines the contribution of the financial sector to economic activity over four economic policy regimes since independence in 1980.