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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.
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To facilitate and promote the growth, development and competitiveness of commercial, trade and industrial sectors in order to enhance socio-economic development. 
Manufacturing key to Zambia's long-term growth

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 imports.

Investments Vital to African Economies - Scott

PRESIDENT Guy Scott has called for long-term investment in Africa if the continent is to sustain economic growth.Dr Scott noted that the promotion of long-term investments in African countries would breed economic transformation.He said African countries should learn from India's promotion of economic components such as family business, long-term investments and innovation which had proved to be sustainable.

The Vice-President made the remarks in a special address to the official opening session of the 9th CII-EXIM BANK Conclave on India-Africa Project Partnership in India on Sunday evening.

Govt Finalises Plans for National Airline

GOVERNMENT has finalised plans to re-establish a national airline and proposals will soon be tabled before Cabinet for approval, Communication and Transport Minister Christopher Yaluma has said. Mr Yaluma said Government had exhausted all possible means in as far as re-establishing the national airline was concerned.

President Sata makes changes at Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry.

President Sata makes changes at Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry.President Michael Sata has moved Hon Minister Robert Sichinga from the Ministry of Commerce Trade and Industry to the Ministry of Agriculture with immediate effect.

Minister of Agriculture Hon Chenda will be the new Minister of Commerce. On his transition out of the Ministry of Commerce, Hon Sichinga made the following changes:Announced new measures for improving loan repayment for CEEC funds.