Video PlayerClose LUSAKA, Oct. 30 (Xinhua) — The Zambian government said on Wednesday that the number of local firms that have shown interest to participate at the second China International Import Expo (CIIE) has gone up this year compared to last year. Christopher Yaluma, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry, said so far 35 firms have confirmed their participation although the number could be expected to go as high as 40 as some firms have made their own arrangements. Last year, 14 Zambian firms participated in the first CIIE. “This time there has been a lot of interest from the SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) because they have now seen an opportunity where they can grow their small businesses into big businesses. The number of private sector following us has grown,” he told Xinhua in an interview. “So this will be bigger and I can assure you it will be bigger year by year because this is the only way we can let our small-scale farmers, small-scale industries and small-scale miners have their way into the international market,” he added. Zambia, he said, was grateful to the Chinese government for providing a market for its products and noted that the… Read full this story
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