Zambia’s economy grows – CSO

ZAMBIA’S economy grew by 3.3 percent in the third quarter of last year, which was 0.1 percentage point higher than the growth registered in the second quarter, says Central Statistical Office (CSO).

This is according to the year-on-year comparison of gross domestic product (GDP) at constant 2010 prices.

CSO director of Census John Kalumbi disclosed that the highest contributor to the growth was human health and social work industry at 21.9 percent, followed by electricity generation sector, which grew by 19.8 percent, while agriculture, forestry and fishing stood at 15.5 percent.
The lowest growth at 7.3 percent was recorded in the…

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