Thursday, 28 September 2023

Trade Department

  • To promote growth and diversification of exports for Malawian products and services;
  • To strengthen development and promotion of Malawi’s products and services;
  • To create an enabling and competitive environment for private sector to increase domestic and foreign trade.
  • Conduct Business Inspection exercises
  • Develop Business Licensing Order
  • Develop Anti-smuggling and Counterfeit Policy
  • Sensitize stakeholders on COGA
  •  Operationalize Business licensing and electronic payment systems
  • Sensitize stakeholders on MSME Order
  • Review implementation of Buy Malawi Strategy 
  • Market access of Malawian products on the domestic market facilitated to be on supermarket shelves



To make Malawi a globally competitive export-oriented economy, generating higher and sustainable livelihoods through trade
To drive structural transformation of the productive sector and supporting and managing domestic market structure and integration in regional and global markets through value chains with the ambition of increasing exports.
  • Market access for Malawian products and services enhanced
  • Reduced time and cost of doing business
  • Orderly conduct of doing business enhanced
  • Improved business licensing and approval procedures
  • Enhanced ready market for Malawian products

Our Partners

Contact us

Ministry of Trade and Industry,

P/O Box 30366,

Capital City,

Lilongwe 3,