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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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Mining sector leads Zambia’s FDI

The mining sector has contributed more than 63 % of Zambia’s earning from Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) pledges during the third quarter of 2012. Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) Research, Planning and Policy Director Florence Mumba says out of the total … read more »

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New “first of its kind” property development coming to Lusaka

A new multi-million-dollar mixed-use residential and commercial development, called Roma Park, on Friday officially launched in Lusaka, Zambia. The 104 hectare development will include mixed-income residential, commercial and industrial properties, featuring a shopping centre, big-box retail space, restaurant and conferencing … read more »

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Electricity industry to contribute US$2.57 billion

By NELLA MUKALENGE THE Zambian electricity industry is expected to contribute US$2.57 billion to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2015 from US$1.30 billion due to increased mining activities. The electricity industry has developed following increased mining activity and … read more »

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‘There is nothing wrong with MMD/UPND alliance’

The ruling Movement for Multi party Democracy (MMD) has charged that the party has not made any official position on the alleged alliance with the opposition United Party for National Development (UPND). MMD chairperson for elections, Mike Mulongoti however says … read more »

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Zambia’s GDP exceeds projection

By Business Reporter ZAMBIA’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is expected to reach seven per cent by the end of 2010, exceeding the projected growth because of increased investment in key productive sectors, Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Felix Mutati … read more »

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Zambia’s FDI hits $4.3 billion

LUSAKA (Reuters) – Foreign direct investment (FDI) pledges to Zambia in the first 11 months of 2010 jumped to $4.3 billion from $959 million for the whole of last year, a government body said on Tuesday. Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) … read more »

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Zambia: State to revise CEEC structure

By Business Reporter THE Government is to review the Citizen’s Economic Empowerment Commission (CEEC) structure to make it more effective and responsive, Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Felix Mutati has said. In an interview in Lusaka yesterday, Mr Mutati said … read more »

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Zambians in diaspora pool resources

By BENEDICT TEMBO ZAMBIANS living abroad have formed an investment club to direct investment and economic development of the country. The Zambia Diaspora Business Group Incorporation (ZDBG) was launched on Saturday in Calgary, Canada. And Bank of Zambia governor Caleb … read more »

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