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ZESA Secures 100 Megawatts From Mozambique

Chasi confirmed that he appointed economist Ashok Chakravarti as Chair of the interim ZESA board.

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Advisory team for RBZ

Prosper Ndlovu, Business Editor FINANCE and Economic Development Minister, Professor Mthuli Ncube, has appointed a nine-member Monetary Policy Committee that will render an advisory role to the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ). The move is in keeping with global trends where monetary policy committees assist governments in stabilising the economy through devolved decision making in areas …

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Zimbabwe establishes monetary policy committee in stability bid

The MPC members include Kumbirai Katsande, a former managing director of Nestle SA’s Zimbabwean unit, and Douglas Munatsi, the former chief executive officer of ABC Holdings, which owns lender BancABC. Also included are Eddie Cross, a former opposition politician, and Ashok Chakravarti, an economics professor at the University of Zimbabwe.

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Zim needs 200 bureaux de change-Study

Economist, Professor Ashok Chakravarti says the need to licence more bureaux de change institutions will also create a platform for more foreign currency to be channelled in the formal systems for the benefit of the economy and strategic sectors

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US$ ban piles pressure on employers

The government should channel its entire surplus towards cushioning workers in the face of rising costs and declining incomes, economist Ashok Chakravarti has said.

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Don’t peg prices against USD: Experts

“Ever since we dollarised, everybody has been benchmarking against the US dollars,” said former University of Zimbabwe economics lecturer Professor Ashok Chakravarti.

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RBZ: Sanctions have not affected Zim banking

Last week an economic advisor to Mnangagwa, Ashok Chakravarti told a conference in the US that he had faced problems wiring money for his child’s school fees studying in that country.

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‘US sanctions cripple business growth in Zimbabwe’ – top economist

THE sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe by the West and its allies continue to frustrate the country’s efforts to achieve meaningful investment due to negative destination perception, prominent economist and former Government advisor, Professor Ashok Chakravarti, has said.

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Mthuli Ncube Is Driving Economy In The Right Direction: Prof Chakravarti

Economist Ashok Chakravarti has said that for the first time in a long time, he feels Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube is leading Zimbabwe’s economy in the right direction as Zimbabwe has had an economic mess for 20 years.

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‘Govt wage bill to balloon three-fold’

Economist Ashok Chakravarti said the workers’ request for better working conditions was reasonable. “I am confident there are ways of raising additional revenues without increasing taxation, but it has to be part of a comprehensive reform package.”

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