Zimbabwe suspends import duties on several basic commodities


On 12 May 2023, the Government of Zimbabwe announced a six-month suspension of import licenses, import duties and import taxes on several basic commodities. The measure, which was adopted with immediate effect, intends to help to ease inflationary pressure and improve the domestic supply of the following basic commodities: maize meal, rice, milk, wheat flour, salt, cooking oil, sugar, petroleum jelly, toothpaste, bath soap and washing soap. 

Country: Zimbabwe