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Welcome to the MCTI Website
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. 
Milan World Exposition: 1st May to 31st October, 2015

The Universal Exposition is a global event that takes place every five (5) years. As a non-commercial exhibition, the Expo presents participating states to share and showcase their knowledge, culture and development around a particular theme. This year’s Exposition, Expo Milan 2015, will take place in Milan, Italy from 1st May to 31st October, 2015 under the theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. Visitors to the Expo will enjoy a unique experience that looks at the complex theme of food and nutrition.

Government happy with its Policy implementation in the Commercial, Trade and Industrial Policy.

The Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry is determined to effectively play the role of promoting sustainable and globally competitive commercial, trade and industrial sectors. The Ministry is accelerating efforts to industrialize and create jobs within the framework of the industrialization and job creation strategy, with the pro-poor platform upon which the Patriotic Government was founded.It is the Ministry’s desire that investments in the country especially rural areas should ultimately benefit the common man.

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.

Govt advises the private sector to utilise investment opportunities

The Ministry of Commerce has advised the private sector to take advantage of  the many investment opportunities in the Country.
 Ministry of Commerce, Permanent Secretary (PS) Siazongo Siakalenge  says there are many investment opportunities for both local and international investors to explore.

Mr. Siakalenge said his Ministry has formulated and implemented policies that were promoting investment climate in the country as could be seen from the growing manufacturing sector.

The PS said this when he toured ZAMBEEF Plc plant in Chisamba.