List of Prominent Zambians For A "Windfall Tax" On Mining

From Zambian Economist Thu Nov 15 2012, 14:57:00

This post is regularly updated with quotes from leading analysts and public figures urging the government to reintroduce the windfall tax. Please scroll to the bottom to see the latest contributor :

"It is an injustice for the government to only collect US$ 77.6 million from copper exports valued at US$2.9 billion. And I do not see that the mines themselves in their heart of hearts would consider it an injustice to pay extra more"

- Andrew Sardanis (Author, A Venture in Africa)

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