Fact Sheet: Zambia - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Lusaka
  • Population (millions): 14.5
  • Total area: 743,390 km2
  • Currency: Kwacha
  • Language (s): English, Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyanja, Tonga, other indigenous languages

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 23.1
  • GDP per capita ($): 1,588
  • GDP growth (%): 6.0
  • Inflation (%): 7.0
  • 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)
 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports to Zambia$26.5
Canada’s merchandise imports from Zambia$2.8
Canadian investment in ZambiaCommercially sensitive information
Zambian investment in CanadaNot available