The Board of Directors of British American Tobacco Zimbabwe (Holdings) Limited (“the Board”) notifies Shareholders that due to the limited time and processes required in terms of the International Accounting Standard 29 – Financial Reporting in Hyperinflationary Economies, British American Tobacco Zimbabwe (Holdings) Limited (“the Company”) will not be publishing the Abridged Financial Statements, for the 2019 Third Quarter Interim Reporting, as anticipated.

The Company will instead be publishing a Trading Update for the Third Quarter.

The Board further advises that the Trading Update will be published on the Company’s website (www.batzimbabwe.com) and the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange data portal by 13 December 2019.

By Order of the Board
Pauline Kadembo
Company Secretary