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GOVERNMENT COMMITTED TO ATTAINING A RESILIENT AND DIVERSIFIED ECONOMY

Government says a stable macro-economy which provides a supportive environment for all to create wealth and access jobs leading to poverty, vulnerability and inequality reduction, will be a key priority of focus.

ZDA signs IPPA with British American Tobacco Zambia Plc.

The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has signed an Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA) with the British American Tobacco (BAT) Zambia Plc.

The IPPA covers an investment of USSD 15, 100, 000 Dollars being applied in the construction of a cigarette factory and head office.

The project is on a 2.44 hectares of land in the Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zones (LS-MFEZ).

ZDA records about USD 12 billion pledged investments and about 29 thousand projected employment in the first half of 2017

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ZDA records about USD 12 billion pledged investments and about 29 thousand projected employment in the first half of 2017

Lusaka 11th September, 2017- The Zambia Development Agency’s (ZDA)  performance during the first half of the year 2017 has recorded an increase in both value of Investment Certificates of Registration issued and projected jobs compared to the same period in 2016.  

Finish Investors Seek Investment Opportunities in Zambia

 

A delegation of over 14 Finish investors are in the country exploring investment opportunities in various sectors of the economy.

The major sectors the investors are interested in are energy, mining, forest, service, manufacturing, construction and the financial sectors respectively.

Fair to Boost Zambia's Access to Swazi Market - ZDA

Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) is leading Zambia's participation in this year's 49th Swaziland International Trade Fair in Manzini where over 25,000 exhitbitors are participating.

Delegation leader and ZDA Manager Export Development, Albert Halwampa reveals that the Food Reserve Agency (FRA) is among the key exhibitors at the show that starts tomorrow, Friday 1st September, 2017.

Exhibition samples from Trade Kings, California Beverages, Superior Mealing and Zayaan Investments will also be displayed at the ZDA stand to showcase products from Zambia.

Decline in 2016 NTEs is a Result of Inadequate Finance For Exporters-ZDA

The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) implores government to recapitalise the Zambia Export Development Fund (ZEDEF) for affordable finance to exporters of non-traditional exports (NTEs).

According to an exporter audit survey which was recently disseminated, ZDA reports that recapitalising the Zambia Export Development Fund will ensure that exporters have access to adequate funds to finance export activities.

7NDP to Enhance Socio-Economic Development

The Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP), which is the country’s blue-print for development for the next five years, up to 2021, brings out ambitious plans to make Zambia a prosperous middle-income economy that offers decent employment opportunities for all Zambians.

The plan envisions a prosperous middle-income economy that offers decent employment opportunities for all Zambians of different skills and background and will be achieved by harnessing opportunities for economic diversification and growth.

Zambian Companies Clinch Orders worth USD 500,000 at Feira International Trade Fair in Luanda

The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) says Angola presents unlimited potential for Zambian Non Traditional Exports (NTEs).

Orders amounting to USD 500,000.00 were cliched to supply pig feed and biscuits to Angola during the International Trade Fair in Luanda, Angola.

The Agency led a delegation of the private sector to attend the Feira International Trade Fair (FILDA) in Luanda Angola from 26 to 30th July,2017.

Expo Reveals Investment Opportunities in Luapula

The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) says the Luapula Expo and Investment Conference has unveiled numerous investment opportunities in the province which when harnessed well, will change the economic outlook of the province.

Speaking at the ongoing Luapula Expo and Investment Conference, Director Enterprise Development Mukula Makasa notes that there are enormous opportunities in agriculture, tourism, mining, aquaculture, forestry and livestock among others.

Decline in 2016 NTEs is a Result of Inadequate Finance For Exporters-ZDA

The Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) implores government to recapitalise the Zambia Export Development Fund (ZEDEF) for affordable finance to exporters of non-traditional exports (NTEs).

According to an exporter audit survey which was recently disseminated, ZDA reports that recapitalising the Zambia Export Development Fund will ensure that exporters have access to adequate funds to finance export activities.

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