About Zambia

  • Zambia has experienced peaceful transitions of government
  • Holds more than 40% of Southern Africa’s water reserve
  • Abundance of arable land
  • One of the largest copper producer in Africa
  • Strategically positioned within the Common Market For East & Southern Africa
  • (COMESA) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Markets
  • Shares borders with 8 other countries
  • English is the primary language
  • An ideal entry point for companies wishing to expand into Africa
  • Population:15 million
  • GDP: $21.2 billion
  • GDP PPP: $4,086
  • GDP growth rate:3.2%
  • HDI: Medium–141st
  • Literacy rate: 61.4%
  • Main industry: historically copper mining, but agribusiness, manufacturing and
  • commercial services are now significant.