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Industrialisation to drive economy – Mutati

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NANCY SIAME, Lusaka
GOVERNMENT will next year start promoting industrialisation through facilitation of value addition in the agriculture, mining and forestry sectors as a means of diversifying the economy, Minister of Finance Felix Mutati has said.
Mr Mutati said Government has sourced US$50 million for lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to make them dynamic so that they can contribute to growing the economy and create jobs.
The minister said this yesterday when he presented the 2017 national budget to Parliament.READ MORE


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