SGS Updates Businesses on Changes Affecting Uganda’s PVoC Program
11/08/2022

SGS expert looks at recent updates to mandatory product standards, testing requirements and restrictions on fishing gear that affect exporters to Uganda.

Online PR News – 08-November-2022 – Geneva, Switzerland – SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company, has published an article in its Product Conformity Assessment (PCA) Newsletter looking at recent changes to Uganda’s Pre-export Verification of Conformity (PVoC) program.

Uganda has enforced a PVoC program for imported goods for several years. It ensures products offered onto the market in Uganda conform to a set of mandatory standards that are periodically reviewed and updated.

SGS’s PCA Newsletter article looks at the impact of recent changes, covering the updated Schedule of Compulsory Uganda Standards, mandatory PVoC inspections for fishing gear, and the acceptability of laboratory test reports.

Read the original PCA Newsletter article, ‘New Developments in Uganda’s PVoC Program’ [link to: http://www.sgs.com/en/news/2022/06/new-developments-in-uganda-s-pvoc-program]

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