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.
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The Ministry of Trade and Industry, with financial assistance from COMESA EDF 11 Trade Facilitation Programme, would like to invite bids for the SUPPLY, DELIVERY and INSTALLATION OF OFFICE FURNITURE at MCHINJI ONE STOP BORDER POST...Read
It has come to the attention of the Ministry that in the past few weeks, some Traders have excessively raised the price of various types of cement (both Imported and domestically produced). ...Read
The Ministry of Trade and Industry would like to inform and warn all exporters, clearing and forwarding agents and the public against engaging in undocumented and smuggling of exports. The public is hereby reminded that they are required to apply and obtain requisite licenses before exporting or importing any licensable goods under the Control of Goods Act, 2018....Read
The Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) has urged farm produce exporters to process their goods through customs-controlled warehouses....Read
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
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