Welcome to Malawi, the warm heart of Africa. Home to 16 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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Control of Goods Act and its Regulations...Read
Control of Goods Act regulates importation and exportation of goods into and from Malawi by restricting, banning or allowing export /import under licence...Read
Business Licensing (Licence Fees) Regulations 2020...Read
Reminder to Business operators to renew Business Licenses...Read