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63pc of ZIA projects implemented

Business Reporter THE Zimbabwe Investment Authority says 63 percent of investment projects approved are being implemented, which is way above the acceptable global implementation rate.Chief executive Mr Richard Mbaiwa yesterday said projects valued at $432 million are at various stages of implementation against investment approvals of $685 million. The normal implementation time-frame for projects is...
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