Zim Government bans underwear imports!

Zim Government bans underwear imports!
Published: 05 January 2012 (1604 Views)
THE Government of Zimbabwe has banned importation of undergarments with effect from December 30.

According to Statutory Instrument SI 150 OF 2011, even donated underwear would be outlawed.

Reads the instrument in part: “…articles of second hand undergarments of any type, form or description, whether purchased, donated or procured in any other manner. The effect of this notice is to prohibit anyone from importing any item of second –hand under-clothing," reads part of the instrument.

Zimbabwe is not the only country in the Africa that has banned the sale of second hand underwear as Ghana in 2010 also did so.

Most Zimbabwe buy their clothes from informal traders who sale merchandise imported from countries such as Zambia, Mozambique and China.


- Byo24News

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