Zambia’s farmers should consider planting soya – ZAMACE

Zambian farmers should think about planting soya beans for the coming season, says Jacob Mwale of the Zambian Commodity Exchange (ZAMACE). “There is an already existing market in South Africa. South Africa has to import from offshore countries like Argentina and Brazil. It’s the question of whether Zambia is competitive,”…

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Soya bean price in Zambia rising

The price of soya beans has continued to appreciate, and has topped K3 000/ton, said the Zambian Agricultural Commodities Exchange (ZAMACE). ZAMACE said rising international demand was behind the increase in the price of the commodity. “Latest bids indicate offers as high as K3 100/ton from the previous K2 450/ton.…

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The farming experiment that became a business

When David Samutela bought his 1 000 ha farm just south of Mkushi town in Zambia’s Central Province in 2006 he had no intention of farming. He had just retired from a corporate career at the Zambia’s national airline and bought the land as an investment. The advertisement in the…

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Edible oil producers seek tax exemption

Edible oil producers in Zambia want exemption from the 16% Value Added Tax (VAT) to make local products competitive. “The industry is facing unfair competition from imported oil products and zero-rating VAT will help make the local industry competitive,” said Dharmesh Patel, executive of an edible oil manufacturing company. Patel…

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