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Tobacco farmers earn $565m

Zimbabwe tobacco farmers have so far earned $565 million from the sale of 192 million kilogrammes of the golden leaf, a development that is expected to ease liquidity crisis in the country.

Tobacco production hit by heavy rains

Zimbabwe's tobacco crop will fall to 190 million kilograms this year, down from 216 million kilograms in 2014, an official said on Wednesday, as late planting and heavy rains hit production of the country's biggest exporter earner.

Tobacco exports reach $164 million

HARARE - Zimbabwe has exported 37,5 million kilogrammes (kg) of tobacco worth over $164 million to 44 countries, with Belgium being the top buyer, latest Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (Timb) statistics indicate.