The price of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages has been increased between 12 percent and 18 percent. The increase on soft drinks is between 12% and 25 %.
Bangwe Weaving Factory which is under MACOHA in Blantyre continues to lose millions of revenues due to inefficiencies in outdated equipment.
JTI Malawi, one of the country’s tobacco buyers says it remains committed to contributing to the Lilongwe city’s infrastructure by improving access roads to Kanengo industrial site to facilitate easy transportation of tobacco.
The Tea Industry in the country is lobbying for better prices for the leaf to ensure the provision of decent wages to workers and smallholder farmers.