More than 20,000 Chinese live in Zambia

There are about 20,000 Chinese living in Zambia, mainly in Lusaka and Ndola. Among them, there are more than 10,000 employees from Chinese enterprises. At present, there are more than 70 Chinese enterprises with relatively large scale in Zambia, 21 of which are contracted engineering companies of relatively large scale, three are mining companies and five are water conservancy companies. At present, there are about 600 Chinese enterprises registered in Zambia, mainly engaged in construction, manufacturing, mining, smelting, tourism, agriculture and services.

Main investment projects: mining, cement, building materials, farm, telecommunications, clothing, steel pipes, furniture, etc.

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The Chinese are currently operating supermarkets, hotels, hotels, logistics companies and vegetable farms in Zambia. JSC Market in Lusaka, Zambia is called China Town, where there are numerous Chinese shops, including restaurants, supermarkets and hotels.

The Chinese run three economic and industrial parks in Zambia.

1. China-Zambia Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone

There are two parks, one in Chambishi and one in Lusaka.

Chambishi Park: Chambishi Park is a Zambia-China Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone constructed and operated by China Nonferrous Metals Mining Group Co., LTD., located in Chambishi District, Copperbelt Province, Zambia. There are light industrial machinery, textile and clothing, home appliance manufacturing, trade and logistics, food processing, real estate and other industries. Up to now, a total of 72 enterprises have been introduced into Zanza-China Economic and Trade Cooperation Zone, including China Color Africa Mining Company, Chambishi Copper Smelting Company, Chambishi Hydrometallurgy Co., LTD., Jinxin Mining Construction Co., LTD., etc. Involved in mining, smelling, copper processing, logistics, pharmaceutical, food, building materials, agriculture and other industries.

Lusaka Park is located in the northeast of Lusaka City, the capital of Zambia, only 25 kilometers away from Zambia city, with a total planning area of 5.7 square kilometers. At present, more than ten enterprises have been introduced, and the industry types are mainly light industrial products production and processing, food processing, building materials processing and trade, pharmaceutical production, logistics services and other industries.

2. Zambia Industrial Park of China Building Materials

To build a multifunctional industrial park specializing in the production of cement, sintered brick, concrete, aggregate and other building materials. At present, the first phase of the project has been completed and the industrial park has been put into operation.

3. Jiangxi Economic Cooperation Zone of Zambia

Mainly involved in copper products processing, construction materials processing, agricultural products processing, mining machinery and equipment, solar energy, LED, aluminum products processing, electromagnetic equipment production and processing industries.

In Zambian central enterprises and other large Chinese-funded enterprises, the cost for construction engineers is about 20,000-30,000 yuan, and the cost for mining engineers is about 25,000-30,000 yuan. Carpenters, bricklayers and rebar workers earn about 15,000 to 18,000 yuan a month.

Chinese workers at Chinese companies typically earn about 1.5 times to twice as much as their counterparts at home.

Be cautious when investing and trading in Zambia. Fraud against Chinese people in Zambia is extremely frequent, not only to guard against local people but also to guard against some local Chinese people.

The general public order and security situation in Zambia is relatively stable, but theft and robbery cases occur from time to time, especially in recent years. There have been several cases of robbery against Chinese people, so Chinese people in Zambia need to be careful.

Zambia is located in the interior of south central Africa, most of which belong to the plateau region, a savanna climate. It borders eight countries: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania. Zambia has an area of 752,600 square kilometers and a population of 18.4 million in Lusaka, the capital.

16a68febf892dec32a8062c462fa9d0dZambia is rich in mineral resources. Mineral deposits of non-ferrous metals include copper, cobalt, zinc, lead, nickel, platinum, manganese, tin, iron and gold. Zambia is known as the "Land of copper mines", with 19 million tonnes of proven copper reserves.

About 45 percent of the country is covered by forests, including rosewood, dragon's blood, teak, rosewood, rosewood, Buddhist wood, silicon wood and black wood.

Zambia's rivers, lakes, swamps throughout the country, waterways dense, rich in water resources.

In recent years, China's exports to Zambia are mainly motor and electrical equipment, machinery and equipment, automobiles and auto parts, clothing and so on. The main categories of commodities imported by China from Zambia are copper and its products, ore and mineral ash, wood and wood products, other base metals, raw skins (except fur) and leather, cotton, coffee, tea, etc.

Zambian honey and blueberries are now popular online products, selling well in China.

The total value of goods exported from China to Zambia in 2021 was USD 780.93 million, an increase of USD 99.56 million, or 14.6%, compared with the same period in 2020. The total value of China's imports from Zambia was $4,374.9 million, an increase of $1,06873 million, or 24.8 percent, compared with the same period in 2020.

According to the data released by the International Monetary Fund in April 2022, Zambia's total GDP in 2021 was $106.7 billion, and Zambia's per capita GDP was $1,946.

Regular workers earn about $80 a month, while skilled workers earn about $150.

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