Impacts of Fluctuating Commodity Prices on Government Revenue in the SADC region: The Case of Copper for Zambia

This study identified typical implications of price fluctuations on many of the parameters highlighted above which include: government revenue and the responses from the sector both from the state and mining companies. The report provides sources of information to assist various stakeholders including policy makers to deal with issues of copper price fluctuations but also general commodity dependent economies. It provides recommendations that may be adapted to the individual circumstances of countries as they tackle their specific mining related copper price fluctuation challenges.