The Malawi Revenue Authority conducted regional workshops with exporters in Blantyre, Lilongwe and Mzuzu.
main purpose of the workshops was to drill the exporters on new export
procedures that MRA wants to introduce in the near future and also solicit
their views before the procedures are rolled out.
the workshops, MRA’s Manager for Exports, Chimwemwe Kawalewale, informed the
exporters that MRA had observed some gaps in the existing procedures that
resulted in a lot of challenges hence the Authority’s decision to introduce new
procedures as one way of improving efficiency in the management of exports.
added that in addition to facilitating trade as envisioned in the National
Export Strategy, it was also the responsibility of MRA to strike a balance
between trade facilitation and effective controls in order to ensure that the
economy benefits from exports proceeds.
are, therefore, very optimistic that when these new procedures are fully
adopted MRA will effectively manage export transactions thereby serving you
much better than before,” emphasized Kawalewale.
from the three workshops commended MRA for the workshops and continuously
engaging them on various key business issues that have the potential to turn
around the economy of the country.
organized the three workshops jointly with the Malawi Confederation of Chambers
of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI) and over one hundred exporters attended the