Zimbabwe: Exports to UK up 276 percent

Zimbabwe’s exports to the UK have increased by 276 percent to US$112 million in 2018 from US$30 million in 2012. This was reported by ZimTrade, that also mentioned how Harare is now working on strengthening bilateral and trade ties with London in preparation for Brexit.

As the UK is preparing to leave the EU, Zimbabwe has already drafted a bilateral trade agreement in preparation for Brexit to strengthen the already existing trade relationships, ZimTrade said yesterday.

“Britain is working on leaving the European Union in the coming months and is now focused on strengthening bilateral and trade ties,” according to ZimTrade, the national trade development and promotion agency. “Zimbabwe has drafted a bilateral trade agreement in preparation for Brexit to strengthen the already existing trade relationships.”

According to an article on herald.co.zw, 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.


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