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Issues worthy noting when you are planning to import goods into Malawi
With continued efforts by organizations such as the World Trade Organization (WTO) towards removal of trade barriers in many countries, the international markets continue to be widely open. And in recent years many Malawians are importing a lot of
Utilizing the National Enquiry Point for the WTO Agreement on TBT
Enhanced demand for quality goods and services on the international market is often times seen as a burden for doing trade. There have been instances where either goods have been returned from overseas for failing to meet certain specifications, or
National Radioanalytical Laboratory Launched
In recent years, there is certainly undoubted increase in mining activities in Malawi. Stories of mineral explorations are slowly but certainly becoming part of our vocabulary. For a long time we had only been exposed to coal mining in Mchenga and
A Closer Look at Metrology in Malawi
Measurements are a common feature of many aspects of everyday life. Be it in the village where you will have to measure how much manure to apply in the maize field or elsewhere where you have to buy a kilogram of beef. In one way or another you need
MBS Staff trained on ISO/IEC 17065:2012
The Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) on Thursday, May 22, 2014 organised a training for its staff on requirements of the international standard, ISO/IEC 17065:2012, Conformity assessment – Fundamentals of product certi-fication and guidelines for
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Milestones

  • 1972: Establishment under an Act of Parliament (Cap 51.02)
  • 1990: Exports Quality certification Scheme (EQCS) is established
  • 1993: Imports Quality Monitoring Scheme (IQMS) is established
  • 1996: Takes over the responsibilities of the implementation of the Weights and Measures Act (Cap 48.04) from the Ministry of Industry and Trade

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