This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.


Foreign currency cannot be held for more than 30 days in Zimbabwe

in Zimbabwe

Trade barrier summary

There is a 30 day limit for exporters to liquidate excess foreign currency receipts. If foreign exporters do not use up the foreign currency within 30 days of receipt, it will be converted to Zimbabwean dollars at the prevailing interbank rate.

Sectors affected

  • All sectors



Date reported

7 January 2021

Last updated

25 November 2021

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