JAMES North, Zimbabwe’s largest producer of industrial protective wear and tarpaulins, says it expects significant profits this year on the back of improved exports. Sifelani Jabangwe, the firm’s general manager, said the group, which has projected an over 60 percent output surge for 2018 buoyed by increased demand from the formal sector, is upbeat about the next few months. “Summer is the period when most of our exports do really well. Our target market is Zambia where we sell raincoats at this time of the year,” he told The Financial Gazette. “We are in touch with distributors in Zambia and are targeting farmers mostly.” The Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries president also indicated that his company was pinning its hopes on…