As First Secretary Economic &Trade the aim of the Office is to carry out trade and investment promotion activities in the country of accreditation in order to promote increased trade and investment in Zambia. The Office also supports the Counsellor Economic to conduct research in order to provide information for use in policy formulation and decision making. Specific duties of the Office include the following:
- Research and analysis of economic data in order to establish global trends in order to provide up-to-date information for informed decision making;
- Interaction with and engagement of potential trade partners and investors in order to promote Zambia’s trade and Investment potential;
- Undertaking of marketing activities in order to promote trade and investment opportunities in Zambia; and
- Preparation of weekly, monthly and annually trade and Investment reports on country of accreditation and surrounding regions in order to provide information to facilitate informed decision making.