GOVERNMENT says it remains committed to expanding the production of Kafue steel to enable the plant produce enough material for local demand as well as for exportation. Government says local steel production fits well into the country’s agenda of value addition. In an interview, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Chipoka, Mulenga emphasised the need to grow the country’s economy and creation of jobs for locals. “Kafue steel is a Zambian owned company, but we have got steel coming from other countries coming into the country and competing in price with our own steel. And we also have Kafue steel exporting into other countries. We need to grow the profile of Kafue steel so that it can produce for the…...

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