THE Brazilian Commercial Association for Federal District has expressed interest in partnering with the Zambia Chamber of Commerce and Industry to maximize business opportunities that can benefit both countries.
And the Brazil Commercial Association for Federal District president Fernando Brites said the collaboration between the private sector and intergovernmental organizations was vital if countries were to make progress and ensure a more sustainable and prosperous future for all.
“My association has been working with seven African countries under a project called Africanidades”, he stated.
Meanwhile, Zambia’s Ambassador to Brazil, Alfreda Kansembe said the Brazilian Commercial Association for Federal District was welcome to exploit the opportunities and benefits of international trade and investment for economic and social development with Zambia.
“Zambia is looking for investment in technology and skills that will promote industrialization, a key sector ton economic development and employment creation”, Dr Kansembe emphasized.
Dr Kansembe made the remarks during the virtual meeting with Brazil’s Commercial Association for Federal District in Brasilia Ambassador Kansembe assured the association of a peaceful and investor-friendly environment.
“Zambia’s goal for the manufacturing sector is to develop a diversified and competitive sector whose growth is underpinned by the production of value-added products for both domestic and export markets”, she stated.
And the Association expressed interest in collaborating with Zambia through its Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as other institutions that would promote business connections.