"The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) together with the South Sudan National Bureau of Standards (SSNBS) are set to harmonise sampling, test methods and certification processes to enhance bilateral trade between Uganda and South Sudan.
The two National Standards Bodies have thus agreed that;
- All products covered by Compulsory Standards including cereals and cereal products (mainly maize flour) must be certified by UNBS prior to being exported to South Sudan from Uganda.
- A Sanitary and Phyto-Sanitary (SPS) certificate from competent authorities in Uganda MUST accompany other products exported to South Sudan like fruits and vegetables, dairy products like fresh milk and yorghurt, chicken and chicken products, fish and fish products.
- A technical team from the two standards bodies to be set up to harmonise sampling, test methods and certification processes, among other resolutions.