Economist projects growth for Zim economy

Lawrence Lifa |  2 years ago | business

A local economist has projected positive growth prospects for Zimbabwe’s economy. Persistence Gwanyanya said government's anticipated 5.5 per cent economic growth is anchored on increased production in the agricultural, mining and manufacturing sectors as well as reduced importation of commodities. Finance and economic development Minister; Professor Mthuli Ncube however is on record saying this projection is subject to risks related to the pandemic and its impact on key sectors of the economy and has assured a tight monetary policy will be pursued under the 2022 budget