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Mozambique’s “Instituto Nacional de Normalização e Qualidade” (National Institute of Standardization and Quality – INNOQ) was established in 1993 and is judicially and administratively an autonomous body that has been operating under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.  It acts as the recognized recognised central body responsible for defining and implementing quality policy and for coordinating all standardization standardisation and quality activities at the national level. The main functions of INNOQ are:

  • Promotion of standardization standardisation and quality in the manufacturing of products and the performance of services for the benefit of the health, safety and welfare of the public, and to assist and protect consumers
  • Cooperation with regional and international organizations organisations working in the fields of standardization standardisation and quality.

The aim is to improve the conditions of industry, protect consumers and the environment, and increase and facilitate domestic and international trade in order to improve the standard of living and strengthen the overall economy of the country.


 HQ staff will input a link to sections For further information see: 4.1 Government Contact List and4.3 9 Laboratory and Quality Testing Company Contact List here.