How to Invest in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is strategically located at the heart of Southern Africa, making it land linked through the North-South Corridor which connects the Southern African Countries. This has made the country a regional logistics hub supported by railways, roads, power and telecommunications.

Investment is the dedication of money to the purchase of an asset to attain an increase in value over a period of time. Investment requires a sacrifice of some present asset, such as time, money, or effort. In finance, the purpose of investing is to generate a return from the invested asset.

4-Step Investment Process

The process of Investing in Zimbabwe can be condensed into four major steps. The process is even shorter for existing domestic companies that may not require work permits.

What can I invest in to make money in Zimbabwe?

The priority sector for investment includes mining, manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, ICT and infrastructure development. In the mining sector, the following major tradeable minerals offer investment opportunities: Gold, Platinum, Chromite, Coal, Nickel, Diamond, Iron ore, Copper and Coal Bed Methane.

Is it a good idea to invest in Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe is a country that offers a wide range of investment opportunities across various sectors. The country has a rich natural resource base, including minerals such as gold, platinum, and diamonds, as well as fertile agricultural land.

Can a foreigner invest in Zimbabwe?

The country has three main avenues for fostering foreign investment into Zimbabwe. These include the Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA), the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) and the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (Exchange Control).

How to invest in shares in Zimbabwe?

A: Prospective clients are required to complete an application form (ZSE PSF 1) and submit it to the ZSE by email to A free trial period of 21 days is applicable to corporate clients only, and thereafter they will need to pay the relevant VOT fees if they opt to subscribe for the full service.