6 February 2013

Zambia: 'We Find It Easier to Do Business in Zambia'

DAVIS and Shirtliff (D&S) has said the prevailing favourable economic policies, have made it easier for the company to flourish and do business in Zambia.

D&S group chief executive Alec Davis said favourable economic policies made it easier for investors to do business in the country.

"We find it easier to do business in Zambia because of its fair economic policies. Zambia is well-organised and we see potential for our business on the Zambian market," he said.

D&S is Zambia's leading water equipment specialist which is well-known for distributing a comprehensive selection of water pumps, including the Grundfos , Pedrollos and Dayliff brands and also supplies a wide range of swimming pool, water treatment chemicals, solar and water generation products.

Officiating at the opening of the company's new showroom and offices in Lusaka at the weekend, Mr Davis said the company had 28 branches in Africa and had grown up to US$50 million in revenue out of which, 10 per cent of the group revenue was invested in Zambia.

At the same occasion, D&S Zambia managing director Jonathan Mainga said the company was a key player in the country's economic development.

Mr Mainga said the company had so far invested KR1 million in the renovation and its expansion project which included among others, building of new offices and storage warehouses among others.

Grundfos (pty) Limited general manager East, Central and West Africa David Githendu said his company remains committed to providing solutions and products that gives value for money to its customers and together with D&S, it would continue to give the market the support required.

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