Fact Sheet: Zambia - Canada's Priority Market

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Fast Facts

  • Capital: Lusaka
  • Population (millions): 13.3
  • Total area: 743,390 km2
  • Currency: Kwacha
  • Language (s): English, Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga, other indigenous languages

Economic Facts 2012

  • GDP ($ billions): 20.5
  • GDP per capita ($): 1,473
  • GDP growth (%): 7.3
  • Inflation (%): 6.6
  • Unemployment (%): Not available

Key Opportunities

  • Education
  • Industrial machinery
  • Mining

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 20122007
Canada’s merchandise exports to Zambia$33,118$67.7
Canada’s merchandise imports from Zambia$2,767$0.4
Canadian investment in ZambiaCommercially sensitive informationCommercially sensitive information
Zambian investment in CanadaNot availableNot available