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13 August 2015 Key Points -On 25 June 2015, Parliament voted to raise the debt ceiling from K35b to K60b. Finance Minister Alexander Chikwanda has indicated Government will borrow externally to fund an “unfinanced” 2015 budget gap of K10.5b. In 2012, 2014 and 2015 Government issued $750m, $1b and $1.25b in external debt, respectively. -External […]

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On 8 August 2015, AmCham Zambia held an Advocacy Committee event with the Bank of Zambia to discuss Zambia’s FY2016 budget and current fiscal and monetary policy. AmCham Zambia was pleased to host Dr Emmanuel Pamu, Director of Financial Markets at the Bank of Zambia, who spoke with fifteen select members of the Board of […]

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  Action Auto team (from left to right) Gurinder Singh, Finance, Jimmy Dons, Workshop, Joseph Felemenga, Parts and Lilia Samui, Vehicles Sales, proudly display their hard earned PMR Golden Arrow Award for Leaders and Achievers in Motor Vehicle Dealerships in Zambia.      03 June 2015 Action Auto, Management and staff in Zambia recently scooped […]

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On 21 May 2015, the AmCham Zambia Board and members (KPMG, PwC, Jewel of Africa, Pioneer DuPont, Monsanto, NWK, and E&Y) met with representatives from USAID and U.S. Office of Trade for a round-table discussion regarding trade barriers and challenges of doing business in Zambia. The U.S. Trade Director for Sub-Saharan African was compiling a […]

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On Thursday, 14 May, AmCham Zambia partnered with the U.S. Embassy Lusaka’s Consular Office on a workshop discussing the process of obtaining a nonimmigrant U.S. visa. The U.S. Embassy’s Consular Chief, Otto H. Westhassel, who stated the consular team of five typically process more 70 applications each day and approve more than 7,500 applications each […]

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          30th April 2015 Lusaka, Zambia The American Chamber of Commerce in Zambia (AmCham Zambia) signed a partnership agreement with the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Chamber of Commerce. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The SSA Chamber of Commerce is a trade and investment promotion organization whose mission is to enhance mutual partnership, trade […]

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VIP INTERVIEW Jason Kazilimani, Jr. Shoulder to Shoulder TBY talks to Jason Kazilimani, Jr., Senior Partner & CEO of KPMG Zambia, on the importance of the country for the firm and issues investors should be aware of. What are KPMG’s strategic priorities in Zambia over the next few years? Our strategic objectives revolve around quality, […]

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The Africa Leaders Summit, held in Washington in early August, marked a welcome and important turning point as trade and investment became a top priority in US-African relations. At the same time, this development has placed the US and the EU on a collision course as it concerns trade with Africa. From patronage to partnership […]

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We would like invite members to join the chamber in an American Independence celebration on the 4th of July 2013.  Join us for American trivia, music and treats. Date: 4th July 2013 Venue: the American Chamber of Commerce in Zambia; 1200 Twikatane Road off Addis Ababa Drive Time: 17:30hrs – 20:00hrs Dress code: Red, White and […]

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The American Chamber of Commerce in Zambia is proud to announce it will officially launch its new National Headquarters Office on Friday 24 May 2013. Representatives of the Government of Zambia and the U.S. Ambassador to Zambia Mr. Mark Storella will preside over a brief ceremony highlighting the role that the Chamber has played and […]

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