Victor Bhoroma

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Assessing Zim's privatisation plan

In May 2019, the Zimbabwean government signed a US$400 million joint venture farming concession agreement with Boustead Beef of the United Kingdom.
By Victor Bhoroma Sep. 2, 2022

Govt policy unpredictability destroying formal economy

According to the World Bank, Zimbabwe’s economy grew by 5,8% to US$19,2 billion in 2021 after contracting by 6,1% in 2019 and 6,2% in 2020.
By Victor Bhoroma Sep. 16, 2022

Causes of food inflation in Zim

The huge import bill directly translates to high cost of production for local food manufacturers.
By Victor Bhoroma Sep. 23, 2022

Assessing latest RBZ monetary policy stance

High interest rates can dent economic growth as it leads to increased borrowing costs which negatively impact consumer and business spending.
By Victor Bhoroma Sep. 30, 2022

Misplaced priorities cost economy due to power cuts

Bullish commodity (metals) prices on the global market have seen the birth of new mining projects and expansion of current mines.
By Victor Bhoroma Oct. 7, 2022

Assessing Zim’s new mining royalty policy

The Zimbabwe government has implemented a policy to collect half of the mining royalties due to treasury in physical minerals
By Victor Bhoroma Oct. 21, 2022

Zim economy fully dollarised

Zimbabwe’s de-dollarisation plan was doomed from the onset as the country did not meet these fundamentals for a stable mono-currency.
By Victor Bhoroma Oct. 28, 2022

Economic policy should be modelled on value addition

Out of the realised export value in 2021, mining exports generated over US$4,4 billion in earnings
By Victor Bhoroma Nov. 4, 2022

2023 budget expectations

The central bank and the government have performed dismally on managing inflation in 2022 (Perennial failure)
By Victor Bhoroma Nov. 11, 2022

Zim’s tough foreign exchange regime suffocating economy

The astronomic growth in money supply has been the biggest contributor to artificial demand for foreign currency and price instability in Zimbabwe in the past five years.
By Victor Bhoroma Nov. 25, 2022

Analysis of the 2023 budget

Key risks for 2023 emanate from the uneven distribution of rainfall, power cutsand contingent liabilities from State Enterprises and Parastatals (SEPs).
By Victor Bhoroma Dec. 2, 2022

Macro-economic priorities for 2023

Bond notes introduction in November 2015 confirmed investor fears and the rest is now history.
By Victor Bhoroma Dec. 9, 2022

Informal sector now dominates Zim economy

This means that about US$6 billion is pushed from the wholesale and retail sector with a significant portion of that amount coming from informal trade.
By Victor Bhoroma Dec. 23, 2022

Policy issues hampering Zim business climate

China remains the biggest investor in Zimbabwe while Russia, Iran and India are also important investors in the country.
By Victor Bhoroma Jan. 7, 2023

Opinion: Policy incentives a must for re-industrialisation

Overall, the policy environment from taxation, import and export procedures, foreign exchange regime and currency are combining to thwart investment in the industry.
By Victor Bhoroma Jan. 13, 2023

Why Zim persistently ranks high on inflation

In the SADC region, Harare has largely been a pace setter on high inflation since 2018.
By Victor Bhoroma Jan. 20, 2023

Reflecting on the export ban for raw lithium

The government does not consider concentrates as raw or unprocessed lithium.
By Victor Bhoroma Jan. 27, 2023