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Manufacturing key to Zambia’s long-term growth – Chenda

Commerce, Trade and Industry minister Emmanuel Chenda says the expansion and diversification of the manufacturing sector is vital Zambia’s long-term growth and competitiveness. Mr.Chenda says the manufacturing industry is central to increasing employment opportunities and reducing the current dependence on … read more »

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BOZ targest 7% growth for 2013 first half

The central bank has projected an annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 7% in the first half of the year 2013. Bank of Zambia Governor Michael Gondwe has observed that the country’s economic prospects for the first quarter … read more »

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Traders warned over new Kwacha

GOVERNMENT has warned traders countrywide against frustrasting its efforts in implementating the Kwacha rebasing exercise, saying this will trigger price increases and inflation.   Director of domestic trade in the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga said yesterday … read more »

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Zambia highest crop harvest in 22 years

Zambia’s 2009/10 maize output rose by 42.1 per cent to 2.7 million tonnes compared with last season’s production, making it the highest crop harvest in about 22 years, Agriculture Minister Peter Daka said at the weekend. The country’s maize harvest … read more »

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