Economy FOREIGN INVESTMENT

Implementation of Special Economic Zones

In progress
Feb 2019

Varun Beverages gets SEZ status

www.herald.co.zw February 19, 2019

Beverages manufacturer, Varun Beverages, has been declared a special economic zone, as Government seeks to incentivise the firm that is reportedly planning to put up a new $23 million plant.

Oct 2018

Beitbridge declared Special Economic Zone

www.herald.co.zw October 19, 2018

Government has declared the town of Beitbridge a Special Economic Zone as the new dispensation intensifies its Zimbabwe is open for business thrust to stir national economic development. The proclamation was made in an extraordinary gazette published on September 28. Other towns and cities which were recently accorded with same status are Victoria Falls and Mutare.

Sep 2018

9 companies granted Special Economic Zone status

https://bulawayo24.com September 10, 2018

Nine companies have been granted Special Economic Zone status in a development that will expedite Government's drive to increase foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows. According to a Government Gazette published last Friday, the nine companies include Surewin Pvt Ltd; Iron Steel Company of Zimbabwe; Afrochine Pvt Ltd, Southpole Consulting Pvt Ltd; Lentsloane Pvt Ltd; Tradekings Zimbabwe Pvt Ltd; Ecosoft Pvt Ltd; Nkonyeni Agriculture Pvt Ltd and Bernard Development Corporation Pvt Ltd.

Mar 2018

SEZs incentives draft to be gazetted

www.herald.co.zw March 26, 2018

Special Economic Zones chairman Dr Gideon Gono says government will next month gazette the final draft of incentives that would be offered under the country’s Special Economic Zones.