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Export to Uganda: Interview with Elchemy

HQTS was appointed by the Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) to provide Uganda Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC) services for exports of regulated products to Uganda.

Over six months have passed since the UNBS appointed HQTS as a service agent for Uganda PVoC certification. HQTS spoke with its client, Elchemy, a leading new age chemical distribution company. In the interview, Elchemy detailed the challenges they encountered prior to consulting a Uganda PVoC service agent, explained their reasons for choosing HQTS for their chemical exports to Uganda, and offered recommendations for other companies preparing for export to the country.


Interview with Elchemy

1. Did your company encounter any obstacles while exporting goods to Uganda prior to seeking a PVoC service?

Yes we encountered some difficulties while exporting to Uganda with other inspection agencies. Such as lack of coordination and not having clarity about exact requirement, which consumes more time for order processing and that’s the reason we started having business with HQTS.

2. What were the key criteria that led you to choose for HQTS as your PVoC service provider for Uganda?
  • Supporting in communication
  • Clarity about requirement
  • Minimum charges
  • Fast response time and timely availability of contact person to revert
3. How has your experience been using HQTS as your Uganda PVoC Service provider?

It was very good experience in terms of cost effectiveness and quality services for inspection and quality testing. I also appreciate the customer support and availability of inspection in many countries.

4. Drawing from your export experiences in Uganda, what advice would you give to companies preparing to ship regulated goods into the country?
  1. Ensure the product quality is adequate.
  2. Check all necessary document prior to shipment.
  3. We recommended to use HQTS services for inspection for hassle-free export to Uganda.



Contact HQTS for Uganda PVoC Certification

All regulated products imported into Uganda must have a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) certification issued by appointed inspection agents in the country of origin. As an authorised inspection agency by Uganda National Bureau Of Standards, HQTS stands ready to guide you through the Uganda PVoC application journey. We have global coverage and an expert team ready to assist you anytime, wherever you are. If you have any questions or uncertainties, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at HQTS.

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