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Zambian textile industry in for a revamp

Oct 14, 2016
Zambian textile industry in for a revamp

The Zambian Government is determined to revamp the textile and garment subsector because of its huge potential to spur economic diversification. Commerce Minister Margaret Mwanakatwe said the sector offers opportunities for technological innovation and adaption for the engineering sector in the production of handloom equipment.

She said that Government will continue to promote the implementation of policies and programmes that support the growth of the textile and garment sector in Zambia.

She also said her Ministry is to this effect revising its Commercial, Trade and Industry Policy in order to have a more integrated and coherent policy intervention that support growth and development of Zambia’s trade and industrial sector.