Zambia ‘s Economy grew by 3% in the first quarter of 2017

ZAMBIA recorded an economic growth of three percent in the first quarter of 2017 with the agriculture, forestry and fishing sectors contributing the highest percentage of 1.7. The manufacturing and energy sectors were second with each contributing 0.3 percent to the country’s economic growth. This is according to the monthly bulletin released by the Central Statistical Office (CSO) at the on-going 53rd Zambia International Trade Fair (ZITF) here. And speaking during a media briefing recently, CSO director of census and statistics John Kalumbi said the energy sector recorded the highest…

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