Cabinet nods duty waiver on wheat imports
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By CHUSA SICHONE –
CABINET has approved the suspension of duty on the importation of 100,000 tonnes of wheat.
Chief Government spokesperson Cornelius Mweetwa confirmed in Lusaka yesterday that the approval was confirmed at the fifth Cabinet Meeting chaired by President Hakainde Hichilema at State House on Monday.
Mr Mweetwa, who is Information and Media Minister, said in a statement yesterday that a ban on wheat imports was introduced in 2015 to protect the local producers of wheat and wheat products.

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