Tax Avoidance in Zambia

From Zambian Economist Wed Feb 20 2013, 00:00:00

ActionAid recently exposed tax avoidance by Associated British Food Group in Zambia. Full press release below.

ActionAid Press Release

A new investigation released today by ActionAid has revealed that the Associated British Foods group (ABF), owner of Silver Spoon sugar, Ryvita and Primark, is dodging its tax bill in Zambia, one of the world's poorest countries.

The report, Sweet Nothings, which is the result of 12 months of research focusing on the multinational's sugar operations in Zambia, has discovered that since 2007:

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