WELCOME TO THE MALAWI TRADE PORTAL

 

‘Import, Export, Transit Information at a Click’

Welcome to Malawi, the warm heart of Africa. Home to 20 million people, from different walks of life; a freshwater lake with over 1000 species nurtured in their natural ecosystem. A country graced by nature’s attractions and untamed beauty. The land of perfect sunsets, and peaceful lakeside breeze.

Malawi is open for business and investment, and the Malawi Trade Portal is the official source of information that traders will require to move goods or merchandise across the borders of Malawi.

Click on the links on this page to look at information from all the Ministries, Departments and Agencies involved in the import-export-transit process, the regulatory requirements specific to each commodity, the relevant laws, regulations, compliance procedures and other useful information. You can also find the  Guide to Import-Export on the top menu of this page, which provides a comprehensive set of instructions and guidelines conveniently organized by topic.

The Commodity Search allows you to search for measures, procedures, and duties applicable to any commodity you may be interested in export and import.

If you are an investor, transport operator, tourist, you will also get guidelines on the different requirements to follow.

By registering as a Member you will be able to take advantage of additional services such as subscribing to news and announcements or receiving alerts every time something that interests you in relation to your business is published. Click here to register as a member.


Upcoming Events 

34TH MALAWI INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR; 23 - 29 MAY, 2024, CHICHIRI TRADE FAIR GROUNDS; BLANTYRE


Latest Announcements

INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SMALL-SCALE CROSS BORDER TRADER’S MARKET IN MCHINJI DISTRICT
INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SMALL-SCALE CROSS BORDER TRADER’S MARKET IN MCHINJI DISTRICT

The Ministry of Trade and Industry would like to invite bids for the construction of a Small-Scale Cross Border Traders Market in Mchinji District. ...Read

SME APPLICATION FOR TRADELINK PROGRAM
SME APPLICATION FOR TRADELINK PROGRAM

A Training Program aimed at connecting Micro, Small and Medium Entreprises & Women Owned Businesses to Markets Across Borders. ...Read

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST BY FIRMS TO PARTICIPATE IN AfCFTA GTI
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST BY FIRMS TO PARTICIPATE IN AfCFTA GTI

This is a call for Expression of Interest (EOI) from product and service firms to participate in the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Guided Trade Initiative (GTI). the Ministry of Trade and Industry with support from the German Development Cooperation would like to invite eligible firms to submit Expressions of Interest to participate in the AfCFTA GTI. The prequalified firms will further be invited to a capacity-building workshop on how to participate in GTI....Read


Latest News


MRA ENGAGES EXPORTERS ON CUSTOMS CONTROLLED WAREHOUSES
MRA ENGAGES EXPORTERS ON CUSTOMS CONTROLLED WAREHOUSES

The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has urged farm produce exporters to process their goods through customs-controlled warehouses....Read


"INDUSTRY STILL RECOVERING FROM ECONOMIC SHOCKS"- Lekani Katandula
"INDUSTRY STILL RECOVERING FROM ECONOMIC SHOCKS"- Lekani Katandula

The Malawi Confederation of Chambers Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) has said most industry players are yet to recover from economic shocks the country has faced in the past three years, a situation stiffling chances for growth. ...Read


THE MINISTER OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY VISITS AGCOM PRODUCER ORGANISATIONS
THE MINISTER OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY VISITS AGCOM PRODUCER ORGANISATIONS

On 12th and 13th April, 2023, the Minister of Trade and Industry, Hon. Simplex Chithyola-Banda, M. P., visited Producer Organisations (POs) under Agricultural Commercialisation (AGCOM) Project in Lilongwe and Ntchisi districts in order to appreciate progress made by the POs....Read


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