"Get our copper to the port on time".

Position::Transport - Zambia grants rail construction tax break - Brief article

In a hurry to cash in on the commodities boom, Zambia has granted a railway construction company a $35m tax break if it speeds up work on the Copperbelt-to-Luanda Benguela line to expedite its exports of copper and cobalt to European and north American markets. The contractors, North West Railways, would be exempt from customs duties on the imported machinery and equipment it needs to get the job done. "The initial cost of the project was $235 million," says North West chairman Enoch...

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