The first branch of the Commercial Bank of Malawi was opened in Limbe on 11 April 1970. Limbe is home to Malawi Pharmacies Limited and Illovo Sugar Malawi. Limbe is the site to many of the industries in Blantyre DistrictLimbe is known for Indian (East Asian) traders but there has also been an influx of Chinese owned businesses growing in the area.
Limbe has a strong Asian Malawian culture and Yao culture.
Limbe is also the headquarter of Hockey Association of Malawi (HAM).
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