By Chanesa Tembo
Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry -ZACCI has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese Chamber of Commerce aimed at boosting trade between the two countries.
Acting Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, SITUMBEKO MUSOKOTWANE says Zambia is still facing a number of challenges in the commerce industry especially in the supply chain.
Dr. MUSOKOTWANE says the cooperation between the two organizations will help enhance Zambia’s performance in the manufacturing sector.
In a speech read on his behalf by Minister of Green Economy and Environment COLLINS NZOVU during a ZACCI Gala Dinner in Lusaka last night, the Minister also commended ZACCI for its continued efforts in reviving and adding value to the manufacturing industryAnd Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Zambia Executive President, HUANG JIBO expressed confidence that the MoU will strengthen cooperation between the two organizations.
Meanwhile, ZACCI President, CHABUKA KAWESHA said his organization will continue to advocate for initiatives that raise the profile, competitiveness and the economic and social environment of Zambia.