Discusses the legal requirements for selling to the host government, including whether the government has agreed to abide by the WTO Government Procurement Agreement or is a party to a government procurement chapter in a U.S. FTA. Specifies areas where there are opportunities.
Last Published: 11/8/2017

The Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) uses the e-procurement system for most government contracts that range from acquisition of goods to works and consultancy services.  Some contracts are awarded through single source without following tender procedures.  In addition, the government also uses the World Bank Group’s public-private-partnership in infrastructure resource center for infrastructure procurements.
More information on public procurement visit Republic of Zambia Business Licensing Portal and Zambia Public Procurement Authority of ZPPA.


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