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US$ 0.35mn
FDI inflows from April 2000 to March 2021

US$ 395.36mn

Bilateral trade during FY2020-21

30,000
Overseas Indians in Zambia, including entrepreneurs

Copper

Copper mining is at the core of Zambian economy and covers 85% of total national exports, driving major foreign investment and job creation

Finance

Zambia offers progressive banking, legal, and insurance services that comply with international standards

Agriculture

Agriculture is one of the largest contributors to the national economy and offers opportunities in capacity and infrastructure building

India's Exports and Imports to Zambia

Values in US$ Millions

S.No. \Year 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
1 EXPORT 366.59 298.11 237.21 294.29 319.05
2 %Growth -18.68 -20.43 24.06 8.42
3 India’s Total Export 310,338.48 262,291.09 275,852.43 303,526.16 330,078.09
4 %Growth -15.48 5.17 10.03 8.75
5 %Share 0.12 0.11 0.09 0.1 0.1
6 IMPORT 283.35 475.38 743.90 1,094.98 510.50
7 %Growth 67.77 56.49 47.19 -53.38
8 India’s Total Import 448,033.41 381,007.76 384,357.03 465,580.99 514,078.42
9 %Growth -14.96 0.88 21.13 10.42
10 %Share 0.06 0.12 0.19 0.24 0.1
11 TOTAL TRADE 649.94 773.48 981.11 1,389.27 829.55
12 %Growth 19.01 26.84 41.6 -40.29
13 India’s Total Trade 758,371.89 643,298.84 660,209.46 769,107.15 844,156.51
14 %Growth -15.17 2.63 16.49 9.76
15 %Share 0.09 0.12 0.15 0.18 0.1
16 TRADE BALANCE 83.24
17 India’s Trade Balance -137,694.93 -118,716.67 -108,504.60 -162,054.83 -184,000.33

Zambia Development Agency

http://www.zda.org.zm/?q=content/contact-form

+260-211-220-177; 223-859

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Privatisation House Nasser Road, P.O. Box 30819, Lusaka, Zambia

Indo-African Chamber of Commerce & Industry

+91-22-4060-6162; 2282-2009

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81/82, Mittal Court, 'C' Wing, 8th Floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400021

Indian Trade Promotion Organisation

+91-11-2337-1540

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Pragati Bhawan, Pragati Maidan New Delhi-110001 (INDIA)

High Commission of India, Lusaka

+260-211-253-159; 253-160 

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Address:
No.1 Pandit Nehru Road,
Loangacres, P.O. Box. 32111,
Lusaka, Zambia

Commercial Representative

+260-211-253-562; 978-777-058

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First Secretary (Commerce)

Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Mixtures of juices, unfermented & not cont. added spirit, whether or not co … (200990)

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    Beer made from malt (220300)
    Non-alcoholic beverages other than waters of 2202.10 (not incl. fruit/veg. … (220290)

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    OTHER DURUM WHEAT EXCL SEED (100119)
    OTHER WHEAT AND MESLIN (100199)
    Wheat starch (110811)

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    Milk in powder/granules/oth. solid form, unsweetened, fat content by wt. >1 … (040221)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    Preparations for infant use, put up for RS (190110)

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    Fish preparations; sardines, sardinella and brisling or sprats, prepared or preserved, whole or in pieces (but not minced) (160413)
    Fish, frozen, mackerel (Scomber scomber, Scomber australasicus, Sombre japonicus), exclusing fillet, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030354)
    Fish; frozen, jack and horse mackerel (Trachurus spp.), excluding fillet, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030355)
    Fish; frozen, n.e.c in heading 0303, excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030389)
    Fish; frozen, tilapias (Oreochromis spp.), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030323)

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    Broken rice (100640)

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Minerals

priority sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Zambia
  • Non-ferrous metals
  • Ores (copper and cobalt)
  • Semi-precious stones
  • Raw cotton
India's top export to Zambia
  • Drugs and pharmaceuticals
  • Machinery and instruments
  • Transportation equipment
  • Cotton yarn and fabrics
  • Plastic, rubber and chemicals
  • Electronic goods

Bilateral Investors

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