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Govt. drags its feet on procurement (copy 1)

THE delay in the tabling of the new Procurement Bill has left manufacturers exposed to corruption and unlawful dealings while they lose tenders. Speaking in an interview last week, Chairperson of the Namibian Manufacturers...[more]


High electricity price is ‘an unsustainable situation’ – Schlettwein

While the supply of electricity in Namibia is reliable and constant, the affordability thereof and continuously increasing prices pose a massive challenge for the country’s manufacturing and industrialisation ambitions....[more]


Namibia's best manufacturers crowned

The Namibian Manufacturers Association (NMA) recently had the pleasure of hosting their second Manufacturer of the Year Awards Gala Dinner at the Safari Hotel and Conference Centre in Windhoek. Mr. Calle Schlettwein, Minister...[more]


Manufacturers observe year of successes

The Namibia Manufacturers Association (NMA) last week celebrated two years of recharged activity, hosting its second annual manufacturer’s awards along with its annual general meeting. At an event attended by Minister of Trade...[more]


Manufacturing to be turned around

Speaking at the Namibia Manufacturing Association Gala dinner last week, Schlettwein said Namibia will have to frequently review her incentive regime that includes tax and non-tax incentives. “I am glad to inform you that the...[more]


Public Procurement Bill to benefit manufacturing industry

In an effort to reduce Namibian manufacturers concerns on the awarding of tenders, a new Procurement Policy Office to deal with the awarding of tenders will be established by the Ministry of Trade and Industry.   The...[more]


Expo to zoom in on locally made products

The latest manifestation of the government’s ‘Growth at Home’ industrial drive, the second ever ‘Made in Namibia’ expo, takes place in Windhoek at the end of this month. Expected to bring together approximately 230 local...[more]

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