Malawi to sell maize to Kenya, Tanzania— Admarc

State produce trader Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) is considering selling some of its maize stock to Kenya and Tanzania.

Masumbu: Admarc received inquiries on maize

Admarc board chairperson James Masumbu confirmed that the two East African countries reportedly inquired if they could sale them maize to them as they face shortage of the grain.

Masumbu said Admarc referred Kenya and Tanzania to Capital Hill for a discussion at government level on the deal.

He said the decision to sell the maize will be made month-end of April after harvesting.

According to Masumbu, Admarc has 100 000 metric tonnes of maize in stock.

He said they would need to sell the maize to pay back the loans they got.

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17 thoughts on “Malawi to sell maize to Kenya, Tanzania— Admarc”

  1. Godfrey Chabalanga says:

    The government should not sell the maize to the mentioned countries. the Admarc company should find other means of paying the loans it is having. Please sell that maize to poor malawians especially those who cannot even manage to buy subsidised farm inputs. Once again do not sell the maize because of the reason stipulated in this passage. Why is it that the government was unable to give aid to the families in remote areas who were greatly faced by hunger?

  2. Chief Mpango says:

    that’s a good move keep it up.

  3. frank says:

    mukagulitsa chimangacho ndalama mubesi

  4. Ba says:

    A WISE farmer sells his surplus produce while afoolish farmer sell before saving his….govt save 4citizens first..

  5. kaziulika chimugonda says:

    Fellow Malawians, read between lines. Someone is initiating this deal behind scene to conceal maizegate. When did Malawi get the 100,000 metric tonnes surplus? They want to hide something or I should say drop maizegate case.

  6. Frank Phiri says:

    Nkhani yachimangayi yatopetsa tsopano, mdziko muno vuto ndilakuti ma economist athu satithandiza, ngakhalenso anzathu a ndale, tangoganizani, mbewu ya 719, njobvu yonse kukagulitsa kunja yonse not even a grain in stock a dindo ali duuu! osawaletsa kutelo akampani imeneyi? mbewu ndiyabwino zedi. chonde chaka chino musachitenso dyala.

  7. fetrick says:

    Ziko lakuba 100 000 mwaipeza kuti pamene mwagula 4000 yokha basa mwina mkufunda chomwe mwalanda ku Karonga ndi Chitipa boma lopanda usogoleli wabwino kuzinamiza nokha

  8. fetrick says:

    Zopanda manyazi basi Mwaona kuti anthu amene. Akugulisa chimanga ndiwopenga mwina mugulisa chomwe mwalanda kwa Anthucho pamene chimanga chomwe munagula ku Zambia ndi 4 metrik tan yokha 100 000 Mwachipeza kuti.

  9. bola kale says:

    bomala jelasi bwanji mumalanda ma traders a mene amapititsa chimanga lu tanzania,mukagulitsa munyambite. khobiliyo

  10. Wachuma says:

    A Malawi kumazitsata zinthuzi this is very nice move two thumbs up to the government. Akamati GDP is improving is bcoz of things like these mvula yagwa bwino kwambiri chaka chino the produce is good so why not sell it to get finance? Osamangonyoza chilichose a Malawi anzanga its selling tobbacco to foreign countries that keeps us alive as an economy nde chifukwa choti akugulitsa chimanga bas alakwitsa?? Think outside the box for once we can even go on and become the major producer of maize in Africa vuto lake anthu inu ndiokanika!!!!

  11. che nnungu says:

    ADMARC plus Boma Lake are so stupid. This is the same maize you got from Zambia and its failing in MALAWI. Nde mumanama chani. Very STPID decision makes. You should perish!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. Rift Valley says:

    Stupid decision makers

  13. Zako Izo says:

    Pano mukuti mugulitse chimanga ku Kenya ndi Tanzania, tsono chomwe mumagulira chimanga ku Zambia ndichiyani .Boma la atsogoleri amisala

  14. Chimanga says:

    Does ADMARC have a functional board? All the silly mistakes were made under their nose….shame

  15. Alfred says:

    mukatelo ndiye tidzidandaulanso njala? anthu otembeleledwa basi

  16. karonga says:

    If Govt is going t sell the maize to Kenya and Tanzania, that is govt to govt business. But individuals who also have the commodity in stock need to be allowed to sell it now that market is available. China chimanga chachanso and who is buying from who if private traders are forbidden to sell maize in Tanzania and Kenya where demand fro the same is high? Zamadiru ayi apa.

  17. dziwapo says:

    This is a good development sell the maize and give back the loans. This was a blunder i hope malawi has now learnt a lesson

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