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PRESS STATEMENT BY HONOURABLE MINISTER BIMHA AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE BUREAU VERITAS ZIMBABWE LIAISON OFFICE: 25 JULY 2016

Good morning to all who are gathered here today to witness the official opening of the Bureau Veritas Zimbabwe Liaison office here at Causeway Post Office Building. Read More

STATUTORY INSTRUMENT 64 OF 2016: - CONTROL OF GOODS (OPEN GENERAL IMPORT LICENCE) No.2 AMENDMENT NOTICE, 2016 (No. 8)

IT is hereby notified that the Minister of Industry and Commerce has, in terms of section 4(1)(a) of the Control of Goods (Import and Export)(Commerce) regulations, 1974, published in Rhodesia Government Notice 766 of 1974, made the following notice :- Read More

WORLD METROLOGY DAY 2016

The 20th of May is World Metrology Day, commemorating the anniversary of the signing of the Meter Convention in 1875. This treaty provides the basis for a coherent measurement system worldwide that underpins scientific discovery and innovation, industrial manufacturing and international trade, as well as the improvement of the quality of life and the protection of the global environment. The theme for the year 2016 is Measurements in a dynamic world. Read More World Metrology Day 2016

 

APPROVED LIST OF EXEMPTIONS FROM THE CONSIGNMENT BASED CONFORMITY ASSESEMENT PROGRAMME (CBCA)

Please be advised that the Minister of Industry and Commerce Honourable M.C Bimha, has approved the following list of exemptions from the CBCA product list:Charitable shipments, Donations offered by foreign Governments or international organizations to the Government, to charities, to foundations and to philanthropic organizations recognized as being helpful towards the public, humanitarian goods imported by agencies like WFP, UNHCR, ICT ,Read More CBCA

 NOTICE TO ALL IMPORTERS AND CLEARING AGENTS IMPLEMENTATION OF A CONSIGNMENT BASED CONFORMITY ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME

The Government of Zimbabwe would like to inform the general public and the business community in particular, that SI No 132 of 2015 to support the CBCA programme was gazetted on 18 December, 2015. Consignments of listed goods not accompanied with this CBCA certificate (either transitional Certificate or Certificate of Conformity) will be refused entry into the country. Read More IMPORTERS AND CLEARING AGENTS

 

TRADE MEASURES AND SDF REGISTRATION AND APPLICATION FORMS NOW ONLINE

In line with Government policy on e-governance, Standards Development Fund (SDF) as well as Trade measures registration and application forms are now available online. Clients can download the forms in the comfort of their offices, complete and return them through e-mail or submit to our respective Regional Inspectors. Payments (where necessary) can be done at our offices or through the bank (account numbers provided on the forms). Completed forms and proof of payment to be returned to the respective Regional Inspectors whose addresses can be found on this website be sent (scanned copies) via email. The e-mail addresses provided below.

Read More IMPORTERS AND CLEARING AGENTS

The Government of Zimbabwe would like to inform the general public and the business community in particular, that SI No 132 of 2015 to support the CBCA programme was gazetted on 18 December, 2015. Consignments of listed goods not accompanied with this CBCA certificate (either transitional Certificate or Certificate of Conformity) will be refused entry into the country. Be further advised that the extended transitional phase is still in place until the 29th February 2016. Please note that 29th February 2016 refers to the date of shipment in the country of export. However, as from 1st of March 2016, transitional certificates of conformity will no longer be issued as the CBCA programme enters its full implementation stage. To that effect a fully compliant certificate of conformity will be required for the clearance of goods that depart the country of export on or after 1st of March 2016. The business community is therefore, urged to inform their suppliers of these developments. For the detailed list of products under the CBCA programme click here or visit www.verigates.com and contact directly the assessment agent Bureau Veritas Inspection Valuation Assessment and Control.