Complaint

Complaint number
NTB-000-982  
NTB Type
1.4. Preference given to domestic bidders/suppliers  
Complaint
On 24 August 2020, Botswana’s Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry released a statement that the country would be restricting the importation of baked goods. This will affect products such as pastries, cookies, muffins and other products derived from some form of grain.
The statement was supported by S.I 102 of 2020. The Botswana’s Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry highlighted that the move is meant to protect the domestic producers.  
Progress update note
 
Policy or regulatory NTB
No 
Location
Botswana: Ministry of Trade and Industry (Government institution)  
Reporting Country or Region
Zimbabwe  
Country specific trade issue
No  
Date of incident
2020-08-24  
Status
In process  
Product Description
Baked goods. Pastries, cookies, muffins and other products derived from some form of grain.  
Total value
0  
Date reported
2020-09-10 12:13  
Modified
2020-09-16 10:09