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dc.contributor.authorJourdan, Paul
dc.identifier.citationJourdan, Paul (1990) The Mining Industry of Zambia, IMR Open Report no.82. Harare, Mt. Pleasant: Institute of Mining Research (IMR)en_GB
dc.descriptionA Country Case Study.en_GB
dc.description.abstractIn terms of value the Zambian minerals industry is the second largest in the SADCC, but it is virtually all copper and its byproduct cobalt. From independence in 1964, the government made some progress in the diversification of the economy by expanding the manufacturing industry, but this was in turn dependent on copper earnings for the import of inputs. At the same time there was a stagnation and then a decline of the agricultural sector. The main difficulty presently facing Zambian planners is the constantly declining real value of the principal export product, copper.en_GB
dc.description.sponsorshipIMR SADCC Mining Project funded by SARECen_GB
dc.publisherInstitute of Mining Research (University of Zimbabwe)en_GB
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIMR series;Report no. 82
dc.subjectEconomic Developmenten_GB
dc.subjectIndustrial Developmenten_GB
dc.titleThe Mining Industry of Zambiaen_GB
dc.typeSeries paper (non-IDS)en_GB
dc.rights.holderUniversity of Zimbabween_GB

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