SI 64 will fuel smuggling

Industry has said government's recent import restrictions are going to fuel more smuggling the country amid indications that Zimbabwe lost an estimated $1 bln the scourge this year. 

Consumer council of Zimbabwe executive director Rosemary Siyachitema and Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce chief executive Christopher Mugaga said the implementation of statutory instrument (SI) 64 of 2016 was going to increase smuggling incidents and cash leakages.