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CTPD’S EXPECTATIONS FOR 2023

The year 2022 was eventful but with uncertainties caused by the continuing Russia/Ukraine war, the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent global food and energy crisis, global inflation, and its corresponding policy…
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ZCCM-IH CONVERSION OF DIVIDEND AND EQUITY STAKE INTO ROYALTY

ZCCM-IH has entered into a transaction with FQM where it will convert its dividend rights and 20 percent equity value in Kansanshi Mining Plc (KMP) into a life of mine…
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CTPD APPLAUDS GOVERNMENT’S EFFORTS TO EMBARK ON ROBUST LEGAL REFORMS.

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) commends government for its continued efforts to embark on robust legal reform to enhance socio-economic development. The 2023 Budget Address by the…
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The 2023 National Budget: A Deep Reflection on the Mining Sector.

The 2023 budget has made serious pronouncements on the mining sector covering a wide spectrum of issues. The pronouncements have seen key changes in mineral royalty, and Property Transfer Tax…
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CTPD CALLS FOR SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF GROUNDWATER RESOURCES IN THE CLIMATE CRISIS.

Coming from observing the World Water Week that was held from 23rd August to 1st September, 2022 with the theme “Seeing the Unseen: The Value of Water” and topics ranging…
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CTPD EXPECTATIONS FROM THE PRESIDENTS OFFICIAL OPENING OF PARLIAMENT SESSION: Improved regulation of Tobacco

The dangerous and harmful effects of tobacco consumption cannot be overstated – it is one of the leading causes of non-communicable diseases such as lung cancer, ischemic heart disease, stroke,…
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CTPD APPLAUDS ZAMBIA’S EXTENDED CREDIT FACILITY APPROVAL OF US$1.3 BILLION

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development welcomes the approval of an Extended Credit Facility by the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund. With the help of this significant…
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2023 BUDGET EXPECTATIONS FOR THE MINING SECTOR.

Mining continues to be the backbone of Zambia’s economy accounting for over 10 percent of GDP and over 70 percent of export earnings. The sector also positions itself as a…
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LEVERAGING AFRICA’S EXTRACTIVE SECTOR FOR NUTRITION AND FOOD SECURITY FINANCING.

On 13 July 2022, Tax Justice Network Africa (TJNA), Oxfam, Centre for Trade Policy, and Development (CTPD) in partnership with Africa Union (AU) Economic Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) will…
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CTPD WELCOMES PARLIAMENTARY CONSULTATIONS ON THE DRAFT 8TH NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN.

The Centre for Trade Policy and Development (CTPD) welcomes the parliamentary consultations on the 8th National Development Plan (8NDP) as this is key in terms of making progress towards finalization…
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