President Lungu has arrived back home after concluding his working visit to China where he attended the China Africa forum and visited a number of Chinese firms.
President was met on arrival by the Vice President Ms Inonge Wina and other Government officials.
On His last day the president toured China’s largest integrated copper producer, Jiangxi Copper Corporation Limited (JCC), based in the Chinese province of Jiangxi.
Established in 1976, JCC is a state owned enterprise and the only Fortune Global 500 companies in Jiangxi province. And in 2017, JCC produced 1.3749 million tons of copper cathode, achieved a turnover of 225.2 billion Yuan with EBIT at 7.734 billion Yuan.
Its principal activities include copper mining, milling, smelting and refining to produce copper cathode and other related products, including sulphuric acid.
Jiangxi Copper Corporation Limited like other Chinese enterprises and companies have expressed interest in investing in Zambia following the historical twinning of Jiangxi and Muchinga provinces.