Date: 07 September 2018
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The Chamber is pleased to once again update you on various activities that have been taking place on the Business front. Your feedback is very important hence we hope to hear from you from time to time.
ZNCC 2018 Agriculture Breakfast Meeting
The Chamber hosted a breakfast meeting during the 2018 Agricultural show under the theme “Enterprise Development, Corporate Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Growth.”
The breakfast meeting constituted a panel discussion on the topic “The Continental Free Trade Area – Prospects for the Field to Industry value chain,” in a bid to interrogate the Agriculture opportunities for enhanced trade in the agro-processing value chain following the signing of the AfCFTA agreement by the Heads of State on 21 March 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. The breakfast meeting was meant:-
From the event the major highlights were that:-
Finance and quality are very key elements for value chains.
Delegation attending the ZNCC Breakfast meeting (left) and the panelist team (right); Mr. S. Jabangwe (CZI President), Dr. D. Ndlela (ZimConsult), Mr. D. Mutashu (CZR President) and Mr. K. Rudzero (Afrexim Bank)
ZNCC –ZIMRA Engagement Meeting
As part of its business advocacy and lobbying mandates the ZNCC on the 30th of August held a meeting with ZIMRA to discuss tax and fiscal issues affecting businesses. Some of the key challenges that were highlighted are:-
ZIMRA acknowledged all the raised challenges and responded by saying:-
ZNCC further suggested to host a business breakfast meeting with ZIMRA, to allow the business community meet up with the new Commissioner General as well as have the essential questions answered directly by the ZIMRA personnel.
ZNCC Courtesy Call to Vice President K. Mohadi
The ZNCC team recently met up with Vice President K. Mohadi and his team where the ZNCC shared with the V.P the structure of the Chamber, how it operates, composition of membership and what role ZNCC plays in the business sector. The Chamber guaranteed support to the government on the mission to turn around the economy. They also highlighted the challenges business is facing, the major ones being of forex shortages and high taxation charges. In return V.P Mohadi assured support to the ZNCC and business community and promised to act on the presented challenges with immediate effect.
The ZNCC delegation team meeting the Vice President K. Mohadi (Centre) at his Chaminuka Office.
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