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The Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry (MCTI) is Zambia's principal Government body responsible for administering national policy for private sector development. It coordinates industrial, commercial and trade matters and liases with various public and private sector organisations to facilitate the implementation of government sector policies related to trade and industry. This is in line with the Ministry's mission statement.
Mission Statement
To facilitate and promote the growth, development and competitiveness of commercial, trade and industrial sectors in order to enhance socio-economic development. 
In support of this mission statement, and to give MCTI a specific focus and direction, the set out goal of the Ministry is to develop sustainable and globally competitive commercial, trade and industrial base in order to contribute to social economic development. 
UNDP hands over a Mobile Testing Laboratory to Government

The UNDP has handed over to Government through the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry a Mobile Testing Laboratory, through a project called “Promoting Innovative, Inclusive and Equitable Growth in Peri-urban areas of Zambia.”


The mobile testing laboratory investment worth K1,170,410 million will be used by the Zambia Bureau of Standards in addition to its existing facilities in Lusaka.

The laboratory is key to support improvement in the quality of products, especially of Small and Medium Enterprises many of which are in Peri-urban areas.

Manufacturing Sector Study Report Published

The 2011-2012 Manufacturing Sector Study Report is a culmination of the field survey and detailed desk research, which was commissioned by the Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry (MCTI) as part of its evidence-based policy analysis to support its programmatic and analytical work.

The report and its findings outline the state of the manufacturing sector in Zambia and progress of implementation of the Manufacturing sector policy strategies.

Zambia and Dr Congo Sign a Bilateral Trade Agreement

Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have signed a bilateral trade agreement.


The agreement will address unfair trade practices, curb smuggling and facilitate exchange of information between border authorities of the two countries.


This is a significant achievement as both countries strive to enhance trade and improve the living standards of their people.

Government happy with investment levels in the country

The Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry is happy with the level of investments coming in the country especially in the manufacturing sector.

Speaking after a tour of Handy Mans Paradise lime plant and Nealcanth Cables in Ndola, Commerce Permanent secretary Siazongo Sikalenge expressed satisfaction at the investment that the country has seen especially in the manufacturing sector.

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