Welcome to the Malawi Trade Portal

‘Import, Export, Transit Information at a Click’

Welcome to Malawi, the warm heart of Africa. Home to 16 million people, from different walks of life; a fresh water 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 to 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 receving alerts every time something that interests you in relation to your business is published. Click here to register as a member.

 


Latest Announcements

29th Malawi International Trade Fair
29th Malawi International Trade Fair

The Malawi International Trade Fair (MITF) which is a flagship event for the Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) will be held from 24th May to 3rd June 2017 at the Chichiri Trade Fair Grounds in Blantyre, Malawi....Read

Business Licensing Act, 2012, Business Licensing Regulations, 2014
Business Licensing Act, 2012, Business Licensing Regulations, 2014

The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism wishes to inform the general public and the business community that the Government is implementing the Business Licensing Act of 2012. The new Business Licensing Regulations were gazetted on 14th November, 2014....Read

Press Release- Official Launch of Malawi Trade Portal
Press Release- Official Launch of Malawi Trade Portal

The Government of Malawi through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism is pleased to announce the official launch of the Malawi Trade Portal—a one-stop website for all trade-related regulatory information pertaining to the import, export and transit of commercial goods....Read


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MRA ePayments
MRA ePayments

Electronic Payments, or ePayments, is the process of paying taxes online with immediate update of your tax account through Authorized Dealer Banks (ADBs). The overall objective of ePayments is to ensure real time settlement of tax liabilities at the convenience of both the taxpayer and the Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA)....Read


Tourism key to Malawi economic growth
Tourism key to Malawi economic growth

Travel and tourism is one of the fastest growing industries which can help to boost the country’s economy...Read


Malawi Revenue Authority rolls out 'Everyone Must Pay Tax’ Campaign
Malawi Revenue Authority rolls out 'Everyone Must Pay Tax’ Campaign

The Malawi Revenue Authority has launched the ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ campaign at Msonkho House in Blantyre ...Read


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