GOVERNMENT says the signed agreement on duty-free treatment for Zambian products into the Chinese market, corresponding to 98 percent of the tariff lines, is in effect, describing the response from Zambian exporters as good. Last year at the China-Zambia Trade and Investment Forum, the two countries signed an exchange letter of duty-free treatment for Zambian products into the Chinese market, corresponding to 98 percent of the tariff lines. In an interview, Monday, Minister of Commerce, Trade and Industry Chipoka Mulenga said the country was exporting into China almost tax-free. “It is effective yes, so Zambians are exporting to China except very few commodities which amount to two percent that are taxable. About 98 percent of Zambian produce into China are…...

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