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By JAMES KUNDA – THE Zambia Forestry and Forest Industries Corporation (ZAFFICO) has with immediate effect suspended registration of new sawmillers due to the decline in the soft wood yields. The decline in soft wood...

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THE festive period is slowly coming to an end and with it the influxes of shoppers flocking from one shop to the other in search of various merchandises. It is evident to Talking Shop that...

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By JAMES KUNDA – ZAMBIA has recorded rising demand for its power from neighbouring countries but will not increase exports because of the existing deficit locally, Mines, Energy and Water Development Minister Christopher Yaluma has...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – ZAMBIA Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ZACCI) has urged the Zambia Revenue Authority (ZRA), Bank of Zambia (BoZ) and tax experts to increase research on broadening the tax base in Zambia....

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By JAMES MUYANWA & MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE prices of copper closed the year 2013 oscillating between small gains and losses as mixed United Sates (US) economic data kept futures stuck in the doldrums. Reuters...

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As we come to the close of the year 2013, we shall look at the topic that drew a lot of interest among the readers of this column. Value addition to locally obtained raw materials...

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By JAMES KUNDA – Government has modified the approach towards establishment of industrial clusters to enhance wealth and job creation through economic diversification and industrialisation. Commerce, Trade and Industry Minister Emmanuel Chenda said, Government would...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA and JAMES KUNDA – THE Banking sector’s regulatory capital base has increased by K2.60 billion accounting for 101.6 per cent as at November 31, 2013 while, four out of the 19 registered...

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By MAIMBOLWA MULIKELELA – THE Livingstone Tourism Association (LTA) has urged the Government to competitively tax the tourism sector and consider removing unnecessary barriers to reduce the cost and hassle of travelling to Zambia. LTA...

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By KENNEDY MUPESENI – The Zambia Rice Federation has called on Government to consider providing extention services to local rice growers to boost production. Immediate past Zambia Rice Federation (ZRF) chairperson Dixon Chanda said Government...

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