Central Bank Hikes Policy rate

Zambia’s central bank on 22 May announced a 50 basis points to 10.25% signalling the first rate hike since December 2015. Against all odds, Governor Denny Kalyalya limited the... Read more »

Zambia Business Confidence declines in Q1

The overall Business Confidence Index in Q1 of 2019 (January to April 2019) has decreased according to the ZACCI Business Confidence survey conducted on 239 members of ZACCI across... Read more »

ZACCI JOURNAL APRIL 2019

The Latest ZACCI Journal is out! The theme “high advocacy drive” echoes the current momentum as ZACCI goes into overdrive in advocating for Zambian Business.Foreword from ZACCI President I... Read more »

Business Confidence index climbs despite worse Zambian Business Performance

Zambia’s business performance worsened in the fourth quarter of 2018, the latest business confidence index survey has revealed. Giving a brief on the business confidence index for the fourth... Read more »

Reducing the Trade Deficit and High debt stock impact on Budget performance in Zambia

ZACCI Researcher Kampamba Shula presents an eccentric paper on reducing the trade deficit and high debt stock impact on Budget performance. Download the working paper below. Download via Research... Read more »

Management of Skills Fund and impact on business

ZACCI Researcher Kampamba Shula presents a review of the skills fund levy and its implications on business in 2018. Download below.   Management of Skills Fund and impact on... Read more »

Invest in Zambia

Zambia is a country with vast natural resources and opportunities with a burgeoning youthful demographic. Opportunities in Agriculture, Agro Processing and Manufacturing abound with a ready domestic market in... Read more »

Download: Business Confidence Index Report

On Tuesday 20th the Zambia Chamber of commerce released its quarterly business confidence index for the 3rd Quarter 2018. You can download a copy of the report below. BCI... Read more »

Business Confidence in Zambia drops in 3rd Quarter

PRESS BRIEFING ON THE BUSINESS CONFIDENCE INDEX FOR THIRD QUARTER OF 2018 Tuesday 20th November, 2018, Lusaka.   BUSINESS CONFIDENCE INDEX FOR THIRD QUARTER OF 2018 Business Confidence Index... Read more »

A Comparative Study of Corporate Tax Rate in Sub Saharan Africa

ZACCI Researcher Alfred Chitalu and John Nsakanya conducted  a comparative tax study of 15 Sub Saharan African countries. The study was undertaken in order to compare the corporate tax rate applicable... Read more »