LESOTHO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
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LESOTHO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRYStatistical Requirements

Presentation delivered byMr Fako HakaneExecutive Secretary and CEO of the LESOTHO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (LCCI)

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LCCI Presentation - Maputo Paris 21

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Selected Key Objectives of LCCI1) To advocate, inform, participate and engage with policy and decision makers for reforms and promotion of a conducive business climate in Lesotho 2) To collaborate with the public sector in formulating and implementing policies that support job creation and employment of more Basotho

3) To promote economic growth of the entire business community regardless of race, sex, creed, religion and/or privilege 4) To promote fair and competitive business practices 5) To promote SMME, and NEW entrepreneurs’ growth and development through various initiatives and programmes

LESOTHO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRYStatistical Requirements

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LCCI Presentation - Maputo Paris 21

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Objective 1: To advocate for promotion of a conducive business climate in Lesotho Information Requirements:Membership databaseCategorization of our members by characteristics such as:

i) income levels ii) type of business enterprise iii) classification by gender iv) employment figuresGeographical location and spread of enterprisesForeign and Domestic Investment Mix

LESOTHO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

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LCCI Presentation - Maputo Paris 21

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Objective 2: To collaborate with Public sector on policies that support job creation and employmentInformation requirements:Employment statistics per districtNature and type of jobs

Unemployment ratesPotential investment opportunities per districtPool of skills availableLESOTHO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

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LCCI Presentation - Maputo Paris 21

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Objective 3: To promote economic growth of the entire business community regardless of race, sex, creed, religion and/or privilege Information requirements:Demographic analysis of licensed entrepreneurs

National Economic Statistics such as Gross Domestic Production, Income per capitaLong term projections: National Strategic Development Plan Targets National Budget allocation to the productive sectorEconomic data on Inflation, Foreign Exchange Rates etc for dissemination to membership

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LCCI Presentation - Maputo Paris 21

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Objective 4: To promote fair and competitive business practices Information requirements:Demand statistics for goods and services per district

Service providers per categoryCategorization of entrepreneurs by size and type of business operationPrice levels for goods and services traded/offeredRegister of business failures

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LCCI Presentation - Maputo Paris 21

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Objective 5: To promote SMME, and NEW entrepreneurs’ growth and development through various initiatives and programmesInformation requirements:

Categorization of enterprisesGrowth rates (national and district statistics)Availability of services: banking, trade support, licensing, immigration etcSources of goods and services (markets, costs behaviour etc)Import and exports

Export potential (international markets for locally produced goods, such as bottled water, sand stone etc)

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LCCI Presentation - Maputo Paris 21