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Vol 2 (AAC) No 8

Published 1st June 2009


Zimbabwe

China's trains, Zimbabwe's tobacco

Beyond the political controversy about relations with the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front regime, Chinese businesses are set to provide an important source of new investment and jobs for Harare's shaky power-sharing government. This month, a Chinese delegation sent by the state-run Export-Import bank expressed interest in financing tobacco farming on 20,000 hectares in Mashonaland Central.

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