Table water industry under threat as NAFDAC increases renewal fees

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The table water industry is under serious threat following the increase in renewal fees charged by the National Agency of Food and Drug Administration and Control.

In a circular to water producers, NAFDAC said that with effect from June 1, 2029, it had raised charges for renewal of existing licences.

“Bottle*

Certificate #40,000
Inspection #30,000
Lab analysis #40,000
Vat. #5000

Form. #2500

Total #117,500

*Sachet*:
Certificate : #40,000
Inspection. #30,000
Lab analysis #20,000
Vat. #4500

Form. #2500

Total. #97,000.”

The increase is also coming amid hikes in levies and rates by states and local governments.

 

 

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