This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data.
Last Published: 11/8/2017
Overview
Zambia possesses the world’s highest-grade deposits of copper and is ranked 7th largest copper producer in the world copper contributes over 70% of the country’s national foreign earnings.  Zambia produces about 20% of the world’s emeralds.  The mining sector is governed and regulated by the Mines and Minerals Development Act No. 7 of 2008 which covers types of mining rights, acquisition of mining rights, rights/obligations conferred on the mining right holder, transferability of mining rights, safety, health and environment and provides for the environmental protection fund, mineral royalties, fees and charges, and export of minerals.
Sub-Sector Best Prospects
There are prospects in uranium, coal mining, and gas exploration.
Opportunities
Opportunities exist in exploration, mine services, water management, engineering, construction, and environmental services.
 
Key government and regulatory agencies
Ministry of Mines and Mineral Development
P.O. Box 31969
Lusaka, Zambia
Tel: +260-211 235306/ +260-211 237307
 
Zambia Development Agency
P.O Box 30819
Lusaka, Zambia
Tel: +260-211 220177/ +260-211 225270
Email: zda@zda.org.zm
 
Zambia Chamber of Mines
Mpile Office park
Cathedral Hill
74 Independence avenue
P.O.Box 51393 RW
Lusaka, Zambia
Telephone: +260 211 258383/4
Fax: +260 211 258383/4
Email: info@mines.org.zm
Web Resources
Zambia Chamber of Mines       
Zambia Development Agency

 

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