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Namibia Trade Forum will be the indispensable Public/Private dialogue platform for a conducive business environment.


We drive smart dialogue to influence trade policies and economic development.


Our conduct will always be guided by the following values;

• Transparency • Integrity • Inclusiveness

The Namibian Retail Charter

The Charter finds its origins in the Fourth National Development Plan (NDP4), where it sets a target to increase the shelving of Namibian products to 20% on the retail shelves. The Namibia Retail (NRSC) sets out principles and targets which will ensure greater access into the retail market for local beneficiaries.

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NTF embarks on Retail Price Monitoring Mechanism

The NAMIBIA TRADE FORUM (NTF) in June this year embarked on a Retail Price Monitoring Mechanism’, aimed at tracking and monitoring the prices charged by retailers for specific products from industries where Government has intervened through trade policy measures.

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More about NTF

The Namibia Trade Forum (NTF) is an agency of the Ministry of Trade and Industry whose main mandate is to institutionalise public-private dialogue and cooperation with emphasis on international and domestic trade and investment policies as stipulated by the Fourth National Development Plan (NDP4).

The role of the NTF is to act as the main consultative body representing the private sector views to the government.

It thus serves as the highest public private partnership on international and domestic trade and investment matters of government through workshops, seminars, trade negotiations, meetings and media releases.