Local Business Linkage – ZACCI BUSINESS FORUM
The Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry held a virtual business forum on 10th
September, 2020. This was an open forum and participants comprised local businesses
including lending institutions, manufacturers and traders that are members of Chambers
and associations. The objective of the forum was to create local business linkages to
sustain businesses during and post COVID-19. Specifically, the forum sought to:
Create local supply linkages – Most consumer products in Zambia are imported.
Creating local supply linkages would boost struggling businesses within the
domestic economy. This entails businesses identifying what products they can
supply with each other.
This report further develops on the solutions suggested in the ZACCI Business forum. The
report outlines a literature review, policy for creating linkages and policy