Hike in consumable goods are common in times where the country battles some major challenge. Meanwhile, retailers in Zimbabwe has imbibed some reason level of transaction by agreeing in principle to cut prices on essential goods in order to help consumers in this period of country is heavily hit by the lockdown.
Reports has it that inflation rise to 676% in March from 540% the last month, according to Zimbabwean statistical agency. The country,known for important of most of its food and raw materials, is currently in shortage of foreign currency.
The federal government has started $0.55 monthly cash relief packages to about a million of the most vulnerable households as part of its Covid-19 relief programme