(copper belt of Zambia) Overview Strengths (+) and weaknesses (-) (+) Large natural resource endowments Ample mineral resources, a vast amount of arable land and high potential in tourism and hydropower make Zambia a resource rich country.
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Economic growth has been relatively strong in recent years (averaging above 7% in the last five years), but is expected to decline to around 4% in 2015, compared with 6% in 2014. Various developments will have a negative impact on growth. First, the production of copper, the country’s main export product, is expected to decline for a second consecutive year in 2015. This is partly
due to low copper prices.