What is EUZBC...

The European Union-Zambia Business Club (EUZBC) is a business association made up of European Union and Zambian companies. It was launched informally in June 2016 and it is now being formally registered as an Association under the Societies Act.

The objective of the EUZBC is to increase trade and investment between Zambia and the European Union and to contribute to a conducive business environment in Zambia. The Club allows firms to exchange information and experience, and carry out advocacy and lobby activities together.

The European Union-Zambia Business Club is supported by the European Union Diplomatic Mission.

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EU-Zambia Business Objectives and Activities

The overall objective of the EUZBC is to contribute to increased trade and investment opportunities between the EU and Zambia

The EUZBC will advocate for:

  • Equal treatment for all companies present in Zambia including EU companies, in accordance with the laws in ;

  • Respect for the legality of contracts;

  • Ethics in business;

  • Social corporate responsibility.

  • Sound business environment and economic governance;

  • Fair competition; and

  • Promotion of European Union values, know-how, and products.

EUZBC Activities

To achieve its objectives, the Club will, in a first phase, focus on:

  • highlighting the importance of the EU companies present in the country, and how much they contribute (through taxation, economic growth, employment) to its development;

  • facilitating and conducting networking events amongst its Members (B2B events);

  • facilitating the creation of strategic alliances between Zambian and EU companies;

  • encouraging ethical business practises by all companies operating in Zambia, based on fair competition and corporate social responsibility;

  • facilitating and conducting dialogue with the Zambian government on issues related to investment policy; tax regime; right of establishment; work permits; and free movement of goods, services, and capital.