UNBS in the media 19th to 23rd July 2021

REDUCED CERTIFICATION FEES;

SMART 24 TV – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6Pt9uUoksg

DAILY MONITOR: SMEs ask UNBS to fulfil four-year fees reduction pronouncement. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), under their umbrella association – Federation of Small and Medium Enterprises (FSMEs) – have asked Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to stop making public pronouncements and fulfill a fees reduction promise that it made about four years ago. READ MORE HERE

THE INDEPENDENT: UNBS scraps audit, surveillance fees for Q-Mark. The Uganda National Bureau of Standards has reduced the cost of certifying a product, following continuous complaints from manufacturers. UNBS has also phased out some costs altogether including Initial Audit Fees of 250,000 Shillings and Surveillance Audit Fees of 250,000. READ MORE HERE.

CHIMP REPORTS: UNBS reduces cost of certifying products. The Uganda National Bureau of Standards has lowered the charges which were previously being levied on enterprises seeking certification of their products. READ MORE HERE.

ECHO NEWS UG: UNBS Slashes Cost For Certifying Products To Boost BUBU. The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has lowered the charges which were previously being levied on enterprises seeking certification of their products. Previously, people had to pay Audit Fees of Shs250,000 and Surveillance Audit Fees of Shs 250,000. READ MORE HERE.

KIKUUBO LANE: UNBS lowers cost of certifying products. The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has lowered the charges which were previously being levied on enterprises seeking certification of their products. Previously, people had to pay Audit Fees of Shs250,000 and Surveillance Audit Fees of Shs 250,000. READ MORE HERE.