Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Zimbabwe
Commodity Group
Grains
Commodity
Grains
Date
01/02/2017
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Value added tax
Description
Suspended Statutory Instrument 20, introduced in early February of 2017, which had reinstated a 15 percent VAT on basic foods, including which maize groats and cereal-based drinks. It was repealed due to concerns regarding food price increases and higher inflation.