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

Public ID: PID-BVLE69

UK exporters and investors face challenges in getting their money out of Zimbabwe

in Zimbabwe

Trade barrier summary

Foreign currency can only be formally repatriated via a foreign currency auction. It is not freely traded. The central bank issues a priority list of essential imports that can access foreign currency. Non-essential offshore payments have to joing a queue at a commercial bank and wait until it is approved by the Reserve Bank, with delays frequent.

Sectors affected

  • All sectors



Date reported

7 January 2021

Last updated

25 November 2021

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