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: Challenges for Zimbabwe's economy continue to mount and we have downgraded our 2014 and 2015 growth forecasts to 1.7% and 2.2% respectively from 3.1% and 3.3% previously. Only a real...

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Zimbabwe Industry Coverage (9)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: Although we have revised up our corn production forecasts for t he 2013/14 season, we remain relatively pessimistic over the long term. Indeed, even with the output upgrades, the US...

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Autos

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After an estimated 2.9% year-on-year (y-o-y) decline in new vehicle sales in 2013, we forecast robust average growth of 15.9% y-o-y between 2014 and 2018 in Zimbabwe. Although it appears that...

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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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Zimbabwe's construction sector   is impeded by p olitical   uncertainty that continues to dissuade   investors . Despite vast resources , the country's construction industry remains weak...

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Mining

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BMI View: Zimbabwe will achieve solid mining sector growth over our forecast period to 2018. Platinum production will be the main driver of growth, while growth in diamond output will be...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: Zimbabwe ' s p harmaceutical industry suffers significantly from the country ' s frail economy and ongoing political instability, with neither expected to make any meaningful...

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Power

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BMI View: The outlook for Zimbabwe ' s power sector is moderate but market opportunities for private investors are limited. On the upside, a number of major projects will boost generation later...

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Telecommunications

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BMI View : BMI's Q 3 14 Southern Africa report analyses the latest industry, regulatory and macroeconomic developments in the telecoms markets in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Mauritius,...

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