Policy

Evaluating the Economic Rescue Package

Policy and regulatory updates Unpacking and evaluating the Government COVID 19 $18billion rescue package In response to the global pandemic and impact of the Corona Virus, the Zimbabwe Government has put in place an economic rescue package amounting to ZLW$18 billion, which is equal to nine percent of GDP. The package is aimed at providing...

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The Impact of Lockdown of the Productive Sector: No. 2

Companies must review business models to stay afloat Prior to the outbreak of the Coronavirus and the lockdown that followed as part of the measures to prevent and minimise infections, the economy was already presenting serious threats to business viability. These threats were emanating from exchange rate instability, rising inflation and policy inconsistency among other...

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Unpacking the ZWL$18 billion COVID stimulus package

Following the announcement of the ZWL$18 billion COVID 19 economic stimulus package, CZI unpacks and evaluates the stimulus package giving the major highlights as well as pro and cons of the various support measures.

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Stimulus in the midst of global pandemic – CZI policy response paper 1

After the announcement by Government and subsequent analysis by CZI of the economic stimulus package of ZWL$18 billion, CZI gives a more comprehensive policy response highlighting the key pillars for stability during COVID 19, how to finance the rescue package without high levels of money creation, social support and distribution modalities, exchange rate management and...

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The impact of Business and Economic Impact of COVID on Zim Economy: No. 1

As the world economies responded to the Global Health emergence of the corona virus, businesses across the world have had to take painful but necessary prevention and mitigation measures. The impact that followed these measures on the global supply chains, market access and employment has been felt the World over, including Zimbabwe. Apart from making...

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