MeTL Group has the vision of becoming the leading local producer and a trading powerhouse of agricultural and industrial goods in the Eastern and Southern Africa region offering the market with affordable and high quality products using its most efficient distribution network. The Group aims to capture the ever-increasing opportunities for intra-regional trading. The expansion program covers nine countries within the eastern and southern African region. These countries are Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Zambia, The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Burundi.
MeTL Group vision is to become the leading intra-regional trading and Investment Company in agriculture, industry and commercial sectors through application of:
Advanced trading and investment technologies and infrastructure
Carefully selected high quality products and services that position MeTL Group as the regional choice for trading, investment and commercial services.
Maintaining environmental protection, good governance and market standards
MeTL Group is strategically positioning itself to capture regional opportunities in agricultural, industrial and trading activities through two main strategies: Core strategy, which entails creation of organic growth in the existing operations; and Expansion strategy, which entails expansion of the company’s product platform, investments base and geographical coverage.
The Group’s specific areas of investments in this expansion program in the eight countries include the following:
Edible oil processing plants in Zambia and Mozambique.
Wheat grain processing plants in Malawi, Zambia, Uganda and Mozambique
Maize grain processing plants in Zambia, Mozambique and Malawi
Ginnery in Zambia
Textiles including spinning, weaving and processing in Ethiopia, Zambia and Mozambique
Detergents manufacturing plant in Ethiopia
Carton boxes manufacturing plant in Ethiopia
Warehouse facilities in Zambia, Malawi, Kenya, Uganda and Mozambique.
Commodities trading in Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania
Wholesaling of Petroleum products in Zambia, Malawi, DRC, Rwanda and Burundi.
MeTL Group is strategically positioning to capture opportunities brought by regional integration initiatives comprising of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC) and Southern African Development Community (SADC).
The Eastern and Southern Africa region presents vast investment opportunities in the key sectors of infrastructural development and services, agriculture, tourism, trade and industry coupled with a combined population of about 400 million, which make the region an invaluable investment partner.