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Macro-Economic Update from IH Securities

The Monetary Policy Committee issued a statement yesterday, indicating the main focus of the RBZ in terms of policy. As expected, the RBZ has indicated that it will continue to focus on stabilizing inflation and exchange rates; the introduction of the Reuters electronic trading platform, interest rate management and strengthening the financial sector, with particular…
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The Morgan & Co Research Cola-nomics Indicator

The Morgan & Co Research Cola-nomics Indicator is an in-house measure of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) in Southern Africa. PPP is a common macroeconomic analysis metric to compare economic productivity and standards of living by evaluating different countries’ currencies through a “basket of goods” approach. Read Morgan & Co’s analysis below.

Clarification on Administration of NOSTRO Accounts and Cash Withdrawals

The RBZ’s has released a press statement reiterating that the Bank’s policy and administrative arrangements regarding the treatment of NOSTRO accounts and cash withdrawals has not changed.

Progress on Zimbabwe Reforms October 2019

Progress report by the Zimbabwe Ministry of Finance on its implementation the Transitional Stabilisation Programme.

2020 Pre-Budget Strategy Paper

“The 2020 Pre-Budget Strategy Paper (BSP) is meant to facilitate discussions on policy direction for the 2020 National Budget, consistent with the objectives of the Transitional Stabilisation Programme (TSP) and aspirations of Vision 2030” – Ministry of Finance.

Directive-RU131-of-2019 on Bureau de Change

Changes to Operational Guidelines of Bureau de Change businesses operating in Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe 2019 Mid-Year Budget Review & Supplementary Budget

Read below the Zimbabwe 2019 Mid-Year Budget Review & Supplementary Budget or download it here.

Zimbabwe National Industrial Development Policy (ZNIDP 2019- 2023)

The Zimbabwe National Industrial Development Policy is the nationals current industrialisation blueprint and is set to run from 2019 to 2013. It outlines Government’s policy to open the country for business, modernise, industrialise and promote investment, with the ultimate goal attaining broad based economic empowerment, inclusive economic growth and employment creation. Read the policy document…
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Exchange Control Circular No. 8 of 2019

The RBZ has published a circular with policy refinements to further liberalise the foreign exchange market following the removal of the multi-currency system through Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019 and Exchange Control Directive RU102. Read the circular below or download from this link.

RBZ Directive Following End of Multi-currency Regime

DIRECTIVE ISSUED IN TERMS OF SECTION 35 (1) OF THE EXCHANGE CONTROL REGULATIONS STATUTORY INSTRUMENT 109 OF 1996 Introduction 1.1          Reference is made to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (Legal Tender)Regulations, Statutory Instrument 142 of 2019 issued by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development and the Press Statement announced by the Governor of the Reserve…
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