Category: Business

Consumer basket rises slightly

consumer basket 03.09.10.jpgThe cost of living for a low income urban earner monthly budget for a family of six increased slightly in the month of August from US$ 486 to US$487.

 

According to the Consumer Council of Zimbabwe (CCZ), the food basket rose by 0.01 % from US$132,17 to US$132,93 on the back of a hike in bread and flour cost due to the increase in the price of wheat on the international market.

 

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Business low at Mbare Musika

fresh produce.jpgTraders at the country’s biggest produce market, Mbare Musika say business is no longer viable due to high rentals being charged by the City of Harare.

The market attracts farmers who will be selling their products and buyers from around Harare.

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