Zambia

Country Profile  

The Republic of Zambia is located in South Central Africa covering an area of 752,610 km². To the north it is bordered by the Democratic Republic of Congo and the United Republic of Tanzania, to the west by Angola, to the south west by Namibia, to the east by Malawi and Mozambique, and to the south by Zimbabwe and Botswana. Zambia sits on a gently undulating plateau, which is between 900 and 1,500 metres above sea level. This plateau is a mix of woodland and savannah regions interspersed with lakes, rivers, hills, swamps and lush plains.

Head of State: H.E. Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu
Capital City: Lusaka
Independence Day: 24 October 1964
Area/Size of country (km²): 752,610
Time Zone: CAT (UTC+2)

Languages: English, Bemba, Nyanja,Tonga, Lozi
Currency: Zambian Kwacha (ZMK) 
GDP: USD 26.720 Billion
Natural resources: Water, Minerals, Wildlife, Vegetation
Population: 16 Million 

Ministry Responsible for COMESA Affairs

Honourable Christopher B. Yaluma, MP
Minister of Commerce, Trade & Industry
P. O. Box 31968
LUSAKA
Zambia
Tel: 226727 / 228301
Fax: 226673
Email:cbyaluma@yahoo.com

National COMESA Focal Point

Mr Paul Mumba
Chief Economist
Minister of Commerce, Trade & Industry
P. O. Box 31968
LUSAKA
Zambia
Tel: 226727 / 228301
Fax: 226673
Email:cbyaluma@yahoo.com

Permanent Secretary in Lusaka

Mr. Mushuma Mulenga
Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry
9th Floor Government ComplexLusaka, Zambia
+260 211 223617 |+260211228301/9
info@mcti.gov.zm
www.mcti.gov.zm