Lilongwe, Malawi

+265 (0)111 772 466


It is hereby notified that the COMESA Competition Commission (the “Commission”) will be officially closing for the 2020 to 2021 festive holidays as from Monday 21st December 2020 to Sunday 10th January 2021 and will reopen on Monday 11th January 2021.

Kindly take note that during this period, the Office of the Registrar of the Commission will be closed for notification of transactions. With regard to transactions already notified and under consideration, the computation of time during this period will be adjusted in accordance with Rule 3(2) of the COMESA Competition Rules which reads:

 “Where the time prescribed by or allowed under these Rules for doing an act or taking a proceeding expires on a Saturday or Sunday or on a day on which the office of the Registrar is closed, the act may be done or the proceeding may be taken on the first day following that is not a Saturday, Sunday or day on which that office is closed.”


The Commission wishes all its stakeholders a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.



The Registrar

COMESA Competition Commission

5th Floor-West Wing, Kang’ombe House

P.O. Box 30742

Lilongwe 3, Malawi

Office Phone: +265 (0) 1 772466

Email: or

“Enhancing intra-COMESA trade through the creation of competitive markets”