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.
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.
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
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
The Malawi Revenue Authority has launched the ‘Everyone Must Pay Tax’ campaign at Msonkho House in Blantyre ...Read
Government has singled out the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism awarding it the star performer award for meeting its obligations in the Performance Contract it signed in 2015....Read
Leather industry key to Malawi economic development...Read