The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe, which represents the country’s major milling companies, said it wants the government to impose a 40 percent of tariffs on imports of corn and corn meal because its struggling to compete with cheaper South African corn grown from genetically modified seeds.
Fund buying seen early in the week dried up by late in the week and futures reversed course for lower weekly closes.
Both corn and wheat have experienced price gains.
Many farmers in the south are already dusting off their planters, and farmers in the north will be doing the same in a few short weeks.
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