Traders in Eastern Province worried with poor business partnerships with Malawian traders.

Traders in Eastern Province have expressed concern over the lack of partnerships with traders from neighbouring Malawi.
Chairman for the Cross Border Traders Association, Goodson Mbewe, has noted that traders from the two countries, sometimes make losses when doing cross border business because they lack partnerships.
Mr Mbewe has expressed the need for Zambia and Malawi to find a way of ensuring that business conducted between the two countries is of mutual benefit.
He was speaking during an interface meeting with members of the business community from Malawi in Chipata.
And COMESA, Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa Region Communication Manager, Wilson Chisenga, observed that those into cross border trading in the two countries, operate at a loss because they lack knowledge on the benefits that come with trading between the COMESA countries.
Meanwhile, the Vice President for EPCCI Eastern Province Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Simon Tembo, says the chamber will see how traders from both countries can be engaged to set up partnerships that will result in a more solid business trading.

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