Testimonials

We were very pleased that we found your company via a internet search. We have found your groupage import service from Geldrop (Netherlands) and your FCL import services from Dalton (USA) to be excellent, as are your service levels.

Netherlands Client 59537

Glad we came across R W Freight Services using an internet search, we received a good service for our exports to Denmark. We will be contacting R W Freight for all our export requirements.

Danish Freight Exporter
68149

Very good service provided by RW Freight for our exports to United Arab Emirates. Goods were collected and shipped on the dates advised. Paperwork was easily sorted and there were no issues. Pricing was good and the overall service was very professional. RW Freight were very helpful.

United Arab Emirates Export Freight
79313

More Testimonials

air freight Australia Brexit Canada cargo China container containers Covid-19 Denmark exporters exports exports China Finland France freight freight forwarders freight forwarding Freight Shipping Germany Gothenburg Hong Kong imports India Ireland italy Japan logisitics logistics Netherlands Norway Poland rail freight russia Seafreight shipping South Africa Spain Sweden Sweden freight Swedish Switzerland Turkey USA wine

Zimbabwe to step up maize imports

Tags: ,


Zimbabwe is planning to import up to 700,000 tonnes of the staple maize this year to avert hunger as the El Nino weather pattern brings poor rains and affects crops in the Southern African nation.

Last year the government imported only 100,000 tonnes as of November, but Agriculture Minister said that Zimbabwe had received less than three quarters of its rainfall needs in November and December, the first two months of the agricultural season, which will worsen food shortages.

The government plans to allocate $260 million to import between 500,000 and 700,000 tonnes of maize in 2016.

Agriculture is critical to Zimbabwe’s economy, generating 30 percent of export earnings and contributing 19 percent to GDP, while 70 percent of the population still survives on farming.

It was not immediately clear how the government would raise money for maize imports as it struggles to pay salaries for public sector workers. The government has allowed millers to import grain but is vague about quantities.