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TOBACCO INDUSTRY AND MARKETING BOARD (TIMB)

About Company

The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board is primarily a regulatory and advisory statutory body. In terms of the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Act [Chapter:18:20], the functions of the Board shall be: - to control and regulate the marketing of tobacco in Zimbabwe; to promote, project and maintain the sale of tobacco; to collate statistics relating to the provision, marketing, manufacture and consumption of tobacco; to distribute market studies and information relating to the marketing, manufacture and consumption of tobacco; to advise the Minister of Agriculture, Mechanization and Irrigation Development on all matters relating to the marketing of tobacco; and to do all such things which the Act or any other enactment requires the Board to do. SERVICES OFFERED BY THE TIMB Administration and control of the tobacco delivery system. Arbitration and sales supervision at auction floors in order to maintain orderly marketing. Classification of tobacco from which statistical information is derived and reports published. Collating and distributing information on production, consumption, manufacture and export tobacco. Conducting crop assessment surveys to determine crop yield potential and quality composition of the crop in advance of the selling season. Granting of export permits. Licencing of tobacco buyers, auction floors and commercial graders. Monitoring and ensuring timeous and efficient shipment of tobacco exports. Monitoring the control of tobacco pests to ensure exportation of tobacco free from pesticide residues. Registration of all types of tobacco growers. Source: https://www.timb.co.zw/about-us/functions-and-services

Head Office

TOBACCO INDUSTRY AND MARKETING BOARD 429 Glen Eagles Road, Southerton, Harare 08677004624-6