Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-966  
NTB Type
5.5. Import licensing requirements  
Complaint
A Zambian exporter of yeast is experiencing challenges obtaining import permits from Authorities in Zimbabwe which are not issued when requested. This has been a hindrance to export of yeast to Zimbabwe.  
Progress update note
1.On 26th July 2021, Zimbabwe Focal Point reported that the relevant authorities have been informed about the issue. Focal point following up on the matter and will provide feedback. Zambia provided the requested information to assist in the follow up.
2.During the 1st meeting of the COMESA Regional Forum on NTBS which was held on 16- 17 March, 2021, Zimbabwe reported that they are consulting the Ministry of Industry and Commerce , which is the issuing Authority and will report back in the online system.
3. On 30th July 2021, Zimbabwe reported that the relevant authorities have been informed about the issue after receiving the requested additional information from Zambia.  
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Zimbabwe: Chirundu (Border post)  
Reporting Country or Region
Zambia  
Country specific trade issue
No  
Date of incident
2020-05-27  
Status
In process  
Product Description


 
Total value
0  
Date reported
2020-06-23 12:08  
Modified
2021-10-25 16:20