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CII-EXIM Bank Regional Conclave on India and East Africa

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) has announced that the Regional Conclave on Indian and East Africa will be held from 20-21 November 2017 in Kampala, Uganda. The two day CII-EXIM Bank Regional Conclave will strongly focus on business deliberations, Business to Government (B2G) and Business to Business (B2B) engagements. Malawi is one of the focus countries and therefore an invitation to the Conclave has been extended to Malawi through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism. See Press Release for more information.

The Executive Opinion Survey 2015 Launch Press Release

The World Economic Forum (WEF) in partnership with Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry(MCCCI) will conduct the Executive Opinion Survey 2015 in Malawi beginning February 2015.  The Executive Opinion Survey, “The Voice of the Business Community” is a major component of The Global Competitiveness Report and provides the key ingredient that turns the Report into a representative annual measure of a nation’s economic environment and its ability to achieve sustained growth.

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Report of the Malawi-Zimbabwe Joint Trade & Customs Committee Meeting Held in Harare, Zimbabwe, 16th - 17th October, 2014

There was a Joint Trade and Customs Committee (JTCC) meeting under the Malawi-Zimbabwe Bilateral Trade Agreement (BTA) that was held in Harare, Zimbabwe from 16 to 17 October, 2014. The agenda of the meeting was to discuss the tariff and non-tariff barriers to trade in which Malawian exporters were facing in Zimbabwe despite the existence of the Malawi-Zimbabwe Bilateral Trade Agreement. The Zimbabwe delegation was led by Mrs Beatrice Mutetwa, Director for International Trade in the Ministry of Industry and Commerce. And the Malawi delegation was led by Mr Charles Kambauwa, Principal Secretary II in the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The two leaders of the delegations co-chaired the meeting.

The meeting proceeds were fruitful and for more details about the outcome of this meeting, please download the report as stated below.

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Press Release Overmismanagement of Public Funds

Introduction

The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI), representing the view of our members  who are from all sector of the economy and are the largest source of Governement revenue, would like to put on record our deepest shock and disppointment  with blatant lack of accountability, transaparency and responsibility by the excutive with respect to handling issues relating to looting of public funds, disappearence of proceeds from sale of the Presidential Jet, poor prioritization of public expenditure as evidence by preference for frequent travels by  the executive vis-avis pro-poor programmes such as procurement  of drugs etc, and failure to call parliament to meet mid-year.

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Assessment Of The Business Environment In 2013 And A Forecast For 2014: The Private Sector Perspective

Introduction

The Malawi Confederation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCCI), on behalf of its members, would like to provide an assessment of the business environment as perceived by the members in 2013 and a forecast for 2014. MCCCI assesses the business environment using the results of its perception survey – the Malawi Business Climate Survey (MBCS) - and hard data obtained from official sources. The assessment is therefore evidence based and devoid of any bias in line with the statutes that established MCCCI. It is interesting to note that since MCCCI started conducting the MBCS in 2004 the findings have been consistent with those of other independently conducted surveys.

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