The Consumer & Industrial Products and Services sector in Zambia is dominated by subsidiaries of multinational companies and medium sized local companies.
The sector faces challenges such as poor infrastructure and a generally low level of disposable income of the population. There is little manufacturing for export, but significant activities exist in the manufacture of fast moving consumer goods aimed at the domestic market.
In recent years, multinational corporations have increased their investment in physical plants and information technology with a view to improving their operational performance. There has also been investment in telecommunications, cement manufacture and the brewing sectors.
The Government is promoting the establishment of multi-facility economic zones through the provision of fiscal incentives, quality infrastructure and a conducive regulatory environment
PricewaterhouseCoopers is actively providing a wide range of services to the leading companies across sub-sectors of the Zambian Consumer Industrial Products and Services sector. These include: