Zimbabwe

In-depth country-focused analysis on Zimbabwe's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Zimbabwe's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Zimbabwe, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Zimbabwe's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Zimbabwe before your competitors.

Zimbabwe Country Risk

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Core Views: A spate of revelations about corruption and mismanagement at Zimbabwean state-owned enterprises by state media has been applauded, but has also raised the ire of the general public,...

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Zimbabwe Industry Coverage (9)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: Over the short term , we are relatively pessimistic in terms of production growth for Zimbabwe, forecasting output decline s for corn and sugar. For corn, this is a continuation of...

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Autos

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After a 2.9% year-on-year (y-o-y) decline in new vehicle sales in 2013, we forecast robust growth averaging 15.9% y-o-y between 2014 and 2018. Although private consumption will remain relatively...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Food & Drink

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BMI View : We believe private consumption will be an important engine of growth in the years ahead. Although the relative stasis of the manufacturing industry has constrained job creation,...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: Zimbabwe's construction industry remains weak compared with regional peers with average growth over the 10-year forecast period (2014-2023) of just 3.29%. Policy uncertainty ,...

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Mining

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Despite abundant reserves, Zimbabwe will achieve only modest growth over the forecast period to 2017 due to weak global prices and a deteriorating business environment. Platinum production will be...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Zimbabwe's pharmaceutical and healthcare sector continues to be affected by the scarcity of medical professionals, along with acute shortages of critical medicines and medical supplies...

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Power

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BMI View: Zimbabwe has a relatively high electrification rate compared with many of its African neighbours, with around 40% of the population connected to a supply. However, the country suffers...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View : BMI's Q214 Southern Africa report analyses the latest industry, regulatory and macroeconomic developments in the telecoms markets in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Mauritius,...

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