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Governement Implements Reservation Schemes for Citizens PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 06 November 2015 11:46

Zambia experienced consistent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth of about 6% for over a decade. Despite this strong economic growth, the Zambian economy is still characterised by relatively low participation of Zambian citizens in the ownership of strategic industries, as well as in value addition. Economic growth is sustainable when it is anchored on citizen participation.

Recognising the challenge in citizen participation levels, Government has had to put in place deliberate measures to avail and secure citizens participation in the domestic economy, particularly through entrepreneurship and value chains.

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Manufacturing Sector Study Report Published PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 06:31

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.

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Government happy with investment levels in the country PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 06:09

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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Govt advises the private sector to utilise investment opportunities PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 06:07

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.

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Timber ban negatively affects wood products sector PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 06:05

The timber ban that government has effected after the discovery of the Mukula tree as a lucrative commodity on the international market is negatively affecting the Wood and Wood Products sector.

This came to light when Commerce Permanent Secretary, Siazongo Siakalenge toured Sikale Wood Manufacturers.

Managing Director of Sikale Wood Manufacturers Liu Run Min explained that the operations at his company were at risk of grounding to a halt in the next three months if the timber ban was not lifted.

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Government prioritizes textile industry for job creation PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 05:57

The Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Commercial, Trade and Industrial (CTI) Policy 2009 – 2014 and the Strategy Paper on Industrialization and Job Creation launched in 2013 has identified the Textile and Garment sub Sector as one of the priority sectors for Zambia’s industrialization and economic development.

The sub Sector is considered to be labour intensive with potential to greatly contribute to employment and wealth creation at all stages of its value chain.

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Government prioritizes textile industry for job creation PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 05:57

The Government of the Republic of Zambia through the Commercial, Trade and Industrial (CTI) Policy 2009 – 2014 and the Strategy Paper on Industrialization and Job Creation launched in 2013 has identified the Textile and Garment sub Sector as one of the priority sectors for Zambia’s industrialization and economic development.

The sub Sector is considered to be labour intensive with potential to greatly contribute to employment and wealth creation at all stages of its value chain.

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MWANAKATWE BOUNCES BACK

 

CONGRATULATION MESSAGE

The Ministry of Commerce,Trade and Industry would like to Congratulate  Hon.Margrate Dudu Mwanakatwe for her re-appointment  in the Ministry. On behalf of the Ministry, we wish to take advantage of this opportunity to wish her well in all her future endeavours.
 
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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