News and Events

11
May
2012

TBS stresses need to strengthen food safety, quality systems

| Strengthening of food safety and quality control system is an essential requirement for the good health of the population in the country. Read More
01
May
2012

PVoC is not a barrier to trade - Ekelege

| Pre-Shipment Verification of Conformity to standard (PVoC) Programme is for trade facilitation and not a barrier to trade as perceived by some of the business community in the country. Read More
02
Apr
2012

Chami urges TBS Board of Directors to perform

News Articles | The Minister for Industry and Trade, Hon. Dr. Cyril Chami has urged the Tanzania Bureau of Standards Board of Directors to execute its responsibilities efficiently by directing the Bureau towards the realization of its statutory obligations. Read More
05
Mar
2012

Education on quality issues vital for entrepreneurs - Kandoro

| Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) has been urged to put more effort in educating small and medium entrepreneurs on issues of food safety management system and criteria for quality packaging so as to enable them to compete in the local and international markets. Read More
27
Jan
2012

Refrain from buying substandard products

News Articles | TANZANIANS have been urged to refrain from buying substandard and counterfeit products for their own betterment and the country’s economic prosperity. Read More
29
Dec
2011

TBS assures support for upcoming Zanzibar Bureau of Standards

News Articles | Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) will fully cooperate with Zanzibar Bureau of Standards (ZBS) when the Isles Bureau becomes operational to enable it operate smoothly. Read More
26
Dec
2011

PVoC partner companies urged to work diligently

News Articles | Three companies contracted by the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) for implementation of Pre-shipment Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC) programme have been urged to abide by business ethics so as to satisfy the government’s purpose of ensuring that no substandard products shall be imported into the local market. Read More
22
Dec
2011

Importers urged to get ready for PVoC

News Articles | All importers in the country have been urged to prepare for Pre-Export Verification of Conformity to Standards (PVoC) when it officially kicks off from February next year, so as to protect Tanzanian market from sub standard products. Read More
14
Dec
2011

Government reiterates support for PVoC programme

News Articles | The Government has reiterated its support for Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS)’s programme to verify the quality and safety of products in countries of origin before they are imported to Tanzania. Read More
02
Dec
2011

Police called upon to join fight against substandard products

News Articles | The Police Force has been urged to collaborate with the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) in the fight against importation, distribution and sale of substandard products in Tanzania. Read More