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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
25
Nov
2011

Deputy minister launches redesigned TBS website

News Articles | The Deputy Minister for Industry and Trade, Hon. Lazaro Nyalandu (MP) has officially inaugurated the Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) website, http://www.tbs.go.tz redes,igned with new features to cater for a global, information technology era clientele. Read More
17
Nov
2011

Nyalandu calls for standardization of road humps

News Articles | The Deputy Minister for Industry and Trade, Hon. Lazaro Nyalandu (MP) has urged the Tanzania Bureau of Standards to hasten the finalization of national standards for humps to help eradicate the chaos caused by haphazard establishment of road humps on various roads. Read More
07
Oct
2011

Ekelege stresses need for partnership with media

News Articles | Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) Director General, Mr. Charles Ekelege has stressed the need for a partnership between his organization and the media as the best way to fight a successful war against substandard products. Read More
05
Oct
2011

TBS launches free toll phone service

News Articles | The clients of Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) will now be attended effectively and free of charge after the launching of free toll phone services. Read More