Minister Roy Kachale talks tough on smuggling: Launches new products from Castel Malawi

Minister of Industry Roy Kachale  has issued a stern warning on smuggling, stressing that the practice is depriving Malawi of the much-needed resources to implement various social and economic development projects.

Minister Kachale admires new products from Castel

Kachale has since issued a stern warning against continued smuggling of products, including beverages into Malawi saying the Tonse administration will not tolerate the malpractice to continue.

The minister issued the warning Friday night in Blantyre when Castel Malawi Limited launched four new products.

The products have already hit the market.

The minister emphasized that smuggling of products into the country does not only have potential of killing local Industries but also poses serious health hazards to the people of Malawi due to consumption of unregulated products.

“My ministry has already started making good progress in addressing some of the challenges local Industries are facing through policy reviews, enactment of necessary laws and engaging in positive discussions with relevant stakeholders on matters affecting Industry,” said Kachale.

“For instance on the issue of smuggling and sell of illicit imported products, my ministry together with the ministry of Trade, has established a High Level Task Force involving Cabinet ministers, senior government officials as well as captains of the Industry, which will be working on a common solution to this problem,” he added.

On the new products which Castel Malawi has launched, the minister who graced the accession as the guest of honour said this is a positive development and has no doubt that the new products will be loved by many just like other Castel products such as Sobo Squash.

He however asked local Industries to come up with products that can compete favourably on the market in terms of quality and price as a way of dealing with proliferation of smuggled goods.

Castel Malawi managing Director Herve Milhade has since asked government to create a conducive environment for local Industries to grow by among others reviewing taxes.

The new products Castel Malawi has launched Booster cider, Banana mama, Brush and Mujito.

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Bitcoin is good
Bitcoin is good
7 months ago

The booster cider has too much sugar in it please reduce the amount of sugar.i tried it once but didn’t like it at all.

Dauseee
Dauseee
7 months ago

Ndiye upanga chani kape ngati iwe? Tangomwa waudzuwo kumeneko bakha iwe!

mtete
mtete
7 months ago

In a straight contest for ministerial appointments, this man wouldn’t have gotten anywhere. This is a reward for JB’s membership in Tonse Alliance.

MWAMI BOARDER
7 months ago

i adore this young kachale, he is a good servant and ministerial asset [rich in wisdom and hard worker] work-more and talk-less.

Last edited 7 months ago by MWAMI BOARDER
Chiswa B
Chiswa B
7 months ago
Reply to  MWAMI BOARDER

Akulipirani chani

Sidik Muhamadi Mia
7 months ago
Reply to  Chiswa B

Ndipo inu, nanenso ndikudabwa

Sidik Muhamadi Mia
7 months ago
Reply to  MWAMI BOARDER

Ndi abale ako a Roy Kachale wo eti?

Gar
Gar
7 months ago

Why do people smuggle?. If the local goods are competitive then people would not have the desire for foreign smuggled goods . There has been campaigns for Buy Malawian. Tell me who is taking heed.

Go Back
Go Back
7 months ago

There is no Honorable Roy kachale-Banda in that picture

The Sage
The Sage
7 months ago

This boy is useless and clueless. He should be the first to be fired. He is like another useless Atupele Muluzi. He doesn’t know what to do on his job

Kalulu Wadwala
Kalulu Wadwala
7 months ago
Reply to  The Sage

Musamutero mwana wa anzanu

Thongo
Thongo
7 months ago
Reply to  The Sage

Do you have any suggestions as to whom Chakwera should choose to replace him? Asankhe uti kuti apange zomwe mukufuna plus zomwe anthu akufuna?

Testimony
Testimony
7 months ago
Reply to  Thongo

Challenged 🌜🌜🌜. He will never put up an empty comment again lol

Nyadani wa Nyadani
Nyadani wa Nyadani
7 months ago
Reply to  The Sage

How clueless is he on the issue at hand?

It seems you just hate him 4 nothing. Plizz be sober. Let us accept that even if we hate other pple..we are not God that we can stop their blessings.

Anyabanda
Anyabanda
7 months ago

True we are not the appointing authority

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