Chemical

Chemical

The product portfolio of the ECM Group services the needs of the chemical markets in the region.

The two key areas of demand

  • Agriculture - Fertilizer business
  • Mining business - Minerals extractions
    • The DRC has overtaken Zambia with respect to Copper and mining activity.
    • Zambia’s copper production for 2016 is expected to be around 700 000 tonnes per annum rising to one million tonnes in 2018.

Although the Zambian economy is dependent on copper, the agricultural sector is the major employer (70% of the population).

Zambia’s agricultural sector’s potential to contribute to the country’s development remains largely underexploited.

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