Zimbabwe Investment Authority

Our Mandate:
The Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA) is a statutory body established by the ZIA Act No. 4 of 2006 (Chapter 14:30) with the mandate to promote, facilitate and coordinate both foreign direct investment and local investment. ZIA is an institution borne out of the merger of the Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) and the Zimbabwe Investment Centre (ZIC). This was done to create a One Stop Investment Shop for quicker and easier facilitation of investment.

Our Vision:
To be a competitive and preferred investment promotion agency in the region by the year 2020.

Our Mission:
To contribute to sustainable national economic growth and development through the timeous promotion, facilitation and retention of value added investments in Zimbabwe.

Our Functions:
  • To plan and implement investment promotion strategies for the purpose of encouraging investment by domestic and foreign investors. 
  • To facilitate and process investment applications for approval. 
  • To identify sectors of the economy with potential for investment for the purpose of attracting domestic and foreign investors.
  • To promote the decentralization of investment activities in accordance with the development policy of the government.
  • To promote and co-ordinate investment activities in enterprises or sectors of the economy which are of strategic importance to national development.
  • To advise the Minister on investment policy so as to enhance the development of the economy and to recommend the granting of incentives where necessary.

Our Core Values:
Transparency: Our actions will always be governed and guided by laws of Zimbabwe, accountability, honesty and fair play. 
  • Investor Confidence: We promise to respect, protect, preserve and promote investor interests in all transactions so as to inspire confidence. 
  • Commitment and Teamwork: In pursuit of our vision and mission, we are a dedicated, efficient and responsive team. 
  • Innovation: We are fast and pro-active in our approach to challenges and opportunities. We face the future with the challenges that it brings with confidence.

  • We are consistent, fair, honest and ethical in our dealings with all our stakeholders.
  • We take responsibility in honoring our commitments and obligations.
  • We maintain the highest standards of personal and professional integrity.
  • We apply agreed policies equally to all without prejudice or favour.

Our Brand Promise
“Your Investment, Our Passion’’

Source: Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA)

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