Govt bans more goods from being imported

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Presenting the 2017 National Budget, Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa proposed that flour and blankets be removed from the Open General Import Licence under Statutory Instrument 64/2016.

Presenting the budget, Chinamasa proposed that wheat flour be removed from the Open General Import Licence as well as semi-finished blankets which he says have been affecting manufacturers of blankets. Chinamasa also proposed a ban on selected fabrics but said that clothing and furniture manufacturers will, however, continue to access fabrics duty free, under the clothing manufacturers rebate.

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