Exhibit, Mnangagwa tells SMEs

Exhibit, Mnangagwa tells SMEs

By Daniel Chigundu VICE-PRESIDENT Emerson Mnangagwa has called on small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country to take advantage of expos and exhibitions to market their products and services. Although most SMEs are producing quality and very innovative products, their wares have not been exposed to possible markets because the SMEs prioritise selling in their localities. SMEs who have failed to get markets for their products end up selling them at give-away prices just to recover their costs of productions, a development which has ensured they remain small. Speaking…

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Exhibitions crucial for SMEs: Nyoni

Exhibitions crucial for SMEs: Nyoni

By Daniel Chigundu SMALL To Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Cooperatives Development minister Sithembiso Nyoni has urged small business in the country to take advantage of exhibitions to market their products and services. According to the FinScope MSMEs 2012 Zimbabwe Survey, the country has about 3.5 million       SMEs operating in various sectors of the economy and majority of them have been failing to get markets for their products. In a speech read on her behalf on the sidelines of a business walkathon organised by the SMEs International Expo, Minister Nyoni…

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Guvamatanga laughs off US$7 billion claims

Guvamatanga laughs off US$7 billion claims

By Daniel Chigundu BARCLAYS Bank Zimbabwe Limited managing director George Guvamatanga has dismissed as false claims that there is US$7 billion circulating in the informal sector and not reaching the formal system. Speaking recently Guvamatanga said the claims are nothing short of a clear sign that Zimbabweans cannot read, adding that it is impossible for such large amount to circulate outside the formal channels. “Then we come to this US$7billion, when we talk about the informal sector and money circulating outside the market, there will always be money that circulate…

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RedFox partners SMEs to promote artistes

RedFox partners SMEs to promote artistes

By Ndafadza Madanha RED Fox entertainment  last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the SMEs International Expo in a bid to grow the business side of the arts industry so that artists realize full value from their talent. National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NAC) director Elvas Mari who was guest of honor at the signing ceremony said the MOU would go a long way in promoting the creative industry. “As NAC of Zimbabwe we think the MOU is another step in the sector’s quest to promote local talent…

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