35 Rhodesville Road, Eastlea, Harare

RESEARCH

The CCZ carries out regular price surveys, which enable it to monitor price trends on basic commodities.  From these findings, family of six basket for a low-income urban earner is produced.  Many employers and Works Council use the family of six basket for wage negotiations.  Individuals also use them to do their monthly shopping and budgets.  The CCZ  also carries out regular surveys on the following:

  • School uniforms price survey 
  • Pharmacy price survey (most commonly used medicines)
  • Cost of mobile phones and land line tariffs 
  • Standards and quality of goods 
  • Electricity tariffs (bench marking) 
  • Mobile money tariffs 
  • Bank charges 
  • Baseline survey
  • Market surveillance

 The CCZ also carries out regular surveys on topical consumer issues for the benefit of consumers and to enhance lobbying and advocacy.