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ZAMBIA’s Metal exports rise in January

ZAMBIA’s metal exports in January this year, rose to KR2,981.1 million from KR2,653.6 million recorded in December 2012, with Non Traditional Exports (NTEs) also increasing to KR1,375, the Central Stratistical Office (CSO) has said. CSO director Goodson Sinyenga said there … read more »

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Zambia Mines GDP contribution to hit $1bn in 2015

ZAMBIA’s mining contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is projected to grow to US$1.35 billion by the year 2015, due to increased mining activities. According to the Zambia Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI), reconciliation report, contribution to GDP was … read more »

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Farmers press Govt to formalise exports to DRC

COMMERCIAL and small-scale farmers in the border town of Chililabombwe have appealed to the Government to put some measures in place to facilitate formal export trade between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Chililabombwe District administration officer Frank … read more »

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Mpulungu harbour handles over 120,000 tons of cargo

MPULUNGU Harbour Corporation Limited handled more than 120,000 tonnes of cargo from March to December last year. In an interview in Lusaka, Mpulungu Harbour Corporation Limited acting port manager Anthony Sichivula said the firm handled cargo weighing 126,000 tonnes from … read more »

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Zambia’s exports to DRC expected to hit US $2bn

By Post ZAMBIA’S exports to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are this year set to hit US $2 billion from US $1.2 billion achieved last year, commerce minister Felix Mutati disclosed yesterday. DRC is Zambia’s biggest trading partner in … read more »

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Zambia records trade surplus

By CYNTHIA MWALEZAMBIA has posted steady trade surpluses since the start of 2010, as inflation marginally decreased to 9.1 percent in May from 9.2 percent last month. The annual rate of inflation reduced by a percentage point due to declines … read more »

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Zambia copper production drops

Lusaka By Business Reporter ZAMBIA recorded a drop of three per cent in copper production in the first quarter of 2010 to 174,725.12 tonnes from 180,188.17 tonnes in the fourth quarter of 2009, Bank of Zambia (BoZ) governor Caleb Fundanga … read more »

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