Nov. 14, 2019
Consequently, the economy was left in a weak position during the better part of the year, operating under high uncertainties, vulnerabilities, high costs, all complicating investment, planning and operations. Resultantly,
growth, which was originally projected at 3%, had to be revised downwards to -6.5% in 2019, reflecting gross capacity underutilisation and output losses in the rest of the sectors
June 14, 2019
The Zimbabwe economy performed better than expected in 2018, expanding by an estimated 3.5%, driven by agriculture, supported by relatively peaceful elections. Cash shortages and the three-tier pricing system coupled with foreign exchange shortages continued to constrain the goods and factor markets.