The public is hereby informed that the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry has restricted the importation of baked goods through the Control of Goods, Prices and other Charges Act.
The Statutory Instrument No. 102 of 2020 was published in the Government Gazette dated 14th August 2020. The Statutory Instrument restricts importation of baked goods. “Baked goods” means all types of bread such as pastries, cookies, muffins, scones, cupcakes and other baked products prepared from flour or meal derived from some form of grain.
The purpose of the Statutory Instrument is to stimulate the establishment and development of micro, small, medium and large enterprises operating the bread and confectionary services.
As a result, eligible businesses are encouraged to take advantage of opportunities of this instrument from their businesses and supply the local market.