EENI Global Business School
Business in Zambia, Lusaka

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Zambia. Lusaka

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Zambia (Southern Africa)
  2. Business in Lusaka, Kitwe and Chipata
  3. Zambian Economy
  4. Foreign Trade (Import, Export) of Zambia
    1. Zambian Customs Excise Act
    2. Zambia Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  5. Business and Investment Opportunities in Zambia
    1. Infrastructures
    2. Energy
    3. Agriculture
    4. Tourism
  6. Case Study:
    1. Zambian mining sector
    2. Zambeef Company
    3. Monica Katebe Musonda
    4. Multi-Facility Economic Zone (MFEZ)
  7. Access to the Zambian Market
  8. Business Plan for Zambia

The aims of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Zambia” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Zambian Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Zambia
  3. To explore the Zambian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Zambian Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of Zambian Companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Zambian Market

Sample - Doing Business in Zambia:
e-Course: Foreign trade and Doing Business in Zambia

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Zambia” belongs to the following Online Higher Educational Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Course: Business in Southern Africa

Students, Online Master in International Business

Learning materials in Courses, Masters, Doctorates in International Business in English or Study, Master in International Business in French Zambie Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Zambia Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Zambia

  1. Credits of the subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Zambia”: 1 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: one week

Masters and Doctorates in Global Business adapted to the Zambia (Study Master Doctorate Business) Zambian Students.





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Description: Foreign Trade and Business in Zambia.

The Republic of Zambia is the largest African copper and cobalt exporter. Zambia is an African Frontier Market.

Transport and Logistics in Zambia
  1. Trans-African Corridors
    1. Beira-Lobito Corridor
    2. Lobito Corridor
    3. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
    4. North-South Corridor
    5. Central Corridor
    6. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor
  2. Nearest ports:
    1. Port of Lobito (Angola) and Port of Luanda (Copper Corridor of Zambia)
    2. Port of Maputo (Mozambique, inland Port of Chipata)
    3. Port of Dar es-Salaam (Tanzania): by Railway
    4. Port of Durban (South Africa). Distance Port of Durban-Lusaka: 2,165 kilometres
    5. Port of Walvis Bay (Namibia). Via the Trans-Caprivi Corridor-Katima Mulilo Bridge

Lobito-Beira Corridor (Trans-African Highway 9)

Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Rwanda, the Seychelles, Sudan, Eswatini (Swaziland), Uganda, Zambia...

COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Malawi...

Monica Katebe Musonda, Zambian businesswoman (Master, Zambia)

The Republic of Zambia

Zambia is a landlocked African Country.

  1. Zambian Population: 16.6 million people
    1. Bantu
  2. Zambia is one of the most highly urbanised countries in the African Continent
  3. Zambian Area: 752,618 square kilometres
  4. Capital of Zambia: Lusaka (2 million people, 60% unemployed)
  5. Zambian official language: English. 85 local languages
  6. Zambia shares borders with eight African Countries: Angola, Botswana, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Namibia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe

More information about Zambia (EENI African Portal).

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

Main religions in Zambia:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christianity (75%), 4.5 million Methodist
  3. Baha'i faith

Zambia belongs to the Southern African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Zambian mining sector:
Zambia's mining sector

Economic Profile of Zambia.

  1. Zambian gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate: 6.5 (2013), 7.3% (2012), and 6.8% (2011)
  2. Main contributors to the GDP of Zambia: agriculture (12.2%), mining (8%), manufacturing (11.2%), and construction (13.0%)
  3. Zambia is a African frontier market
  4. Top Zambian sectors: Copper Mining Industry, agriculture, energy, manufacturing, and tourism
  5. Zambian GDP per capita 377 dollars
  6. Inflation rate: 7.3%
  7. Merchandise imports (% of the GDP): 39
  8. Merchandise exports (% of the GDP): 45
  9. Copper: 70% of the export earnings of Zambia
  10. Zambia: 20% of the World's emerald production
  11. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Zambia: 4 billion dollars
  12. Legal System of Zambia: Common Law
  13. Currency of Zambia: Zambian Kwacha (ZMW) = 100 Ngwee
  14. Abundance of mineral deposits and water
  15. High transport costs (Landlocked country)

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

United States-Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

African Central Corridor, Burundi, Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda (Road Transport Course)



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