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ED calls for talks on price hikes

President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has urged for a dialogue so as to solve prices of commodities  escalating in the country.

Posting on his twitter handle Mnangagwa said there was need for talks so as to come up with solutions in maintaining price hikes at their peak , so as to protect the economy and the workers who are involved.

“With unjustified price increase affecting all, we are demanding a stronger and more responsible social dialogue, protecting both our workers and reforming economy, ”said Mnangagwa.

Mnangagwa also said the country would progress because it was open for business opportunities if they are partnerships in nation building.

Of late Zimbabwe has been facing price hikes and has led Zimbabweans in basic commodities panic buying.

Consumer Council of Zimbabwe Chairman Philip Bvumbe warned Zimbabweans to stop panic buying because it would lead to shortage of goods.   

“What we are urging consumers is that they must not go on a rampage of panic buying. Suppliers and retailers have been trying to reduce their prices because of the demand which has been low for some time, ”said Bvumbe.

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