Zimbabwean agri firms eye Dubai to boost trade

SourceEmirates Business

DUBAI / WAM Dubai is seeing growing interest from Zimbabwean agribusiness companies that are keen to leverage the emirate as a strategic hub to boost trade, industry experts said during a recent webinar. The virtual forum, organised by Dubai Chamber’s representative office in Mozambique in cooperation with DEAT Capital, DP World and Dubai Exports, examined existing trade synergies between the UAE and Zimbabwe and identified high-potential bilateral business opportunities in the agri-business sector. A total of 535 participants from 44 countries attended the webinar, including food traders and representatives from value chain and logistics companies, agricultural producers, financial institutions, manufacturers, insurance and risk providers, export credit insurance agencies, business parks and special economic zones. During the webinar, Dr Anxious Masuka — Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Water and Rural Resettlement, Zimbabwe, expressed his government’s commitment to cooperating with the UAE to explore and cultivate win-win opportunities taking special consideration of the accelerated agricultural transformation unfolding in Zimbabwe. In his keynote address,...read more...