STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR THE TRADE, INDUSTRY AND COOPERATIVES SECTOR DURING CORONA VIRUS/COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The purpose for the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Sector is to ensure that all stakeholders stay safe, and continue to do business in critical areas to sustain the Economy the period of COVID-19 Pandemic.
It is enforce the effective implementation of H.E the President’s Directives and the SOPs issued by the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the Sector.
The provision in this SOPs covers all the industries/ factories, markets, Cooperatives, Government and Non-Governmental entities under the Sector.
The SOPs encompass the following areas:-
• Management of entry and exit of cargo at the border points and goods in transit
• Operationalisation of Industries/ factories/ value addition chains
• Management of markets i.e. periodic, food and supermarkets and distribution channels for essential commodities
• Guidance on the operations of Cooperatives/ SACCOs
Download detailed guidelines:MTIC SOPS April 2020