n Farmer’s Weekly - Zambian export ban lifted : market analysis

Volume 2016, Issue 16016
  • ISSN : 0041-848X



Zambia's ban on maize exports has been lifted, following an audit of maize stocks in which it emerged that the country has sufficient supplies to last until August this year. Zambian officials recently suspended maize exports due to concerns that high local prices were the result of exports and the smuggling of grain to neighbouring countries, leading to insufficient supplies for local consumption. It is expected that Zambia will produce 2,4 million tons of maize this season.

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