CTPD executive director Isaac Mwaipopo has urged government to lift the ban on the export of Mukula timber and instead raise its tax. And Maipopo says mines should be made to declare their profits in order to allow the Zambia Revenue Authority charge appropriate taxes. In and interview with News Diggers! Mwaipopo said raising taxes paid on exportation of timber could foster industrialisation and value addition. “There is also another sector which I think has been identified and can contribute towards improving the revenue base and this is within the agricultural sector. We are talking about timber trade. CTPD thinks that we can manage the sector better,” Mwaipopo said. “We do understand that there has been a huge demand of…...

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