UNBS cuts down on certification charges to encourage procurement of Q-Mark

UGANDA – Ugandan enterprises can now breathe a sigh of relief as the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has phased out some of the charges which were previously being levied on initial and surveillance audit fees for acquisition of the Quality Mark (Q-Mark). A number of products on Ugandan market are not certified due to high cost of acquiring the Q-Mark which was made compulsory for all products that fall under mandatory certification in 2018. UNBS has in a statement informed that, Micro and Small Enterprises (MSMEs) will now…

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