Zimbabwe growth at 2.8 % in 2009 – Undenge

"Our forecast this year is that the economy is going to grow by 2.8 percent," Samuel Undenge, deputy minister for economic planning, told reporters on the sidelines of a Cairo conference, adding this followed the new coalition government’s move to set up a recovery programme to stabilise the economy. 

Last month Zimbabwe’s consumer inflation stood at -1.1 percent month-on-month in April compared to -3.0 in March, the Central Statistical Office said.

The CSO did not release a yearly figure.

Zimbabwe has allowed the use of multiple foreign currencies to stem hyperinflation that destroyed the value of the Zimbabwe dollar