The Bata Company has been active in the Zambia since the 1960s and it continues to operate there today.

  • Around 1963, the business of Bata´s organization started to developed (manufacturing, trade)
  • In 1978, the sister company Zambia Bata Shoe Co. Limited operated in the country.
  • In 1992 in Zambia, Bata´s organization operated the following:
    • Zambia Bata, Lusaka
    • Branch Tannery, Kafue
    • Amaz Limited, Lusaka


  • Bata, The Bata Shoe Organisation, 1978
  • Thomas J. Bata, Remmembered, Zlín 2016, ISBN 978-80-7473-398-7
The factory in Lusaka, 1974
The factory in Lusaka, 1974