Accelerating Structural Transformation in Malawi

About Precious Metals & Minerals

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The Precious Metals and Minerals Unit (PMMU)

As a development finance institution (DFI) , Export Development Fund is in charge of promoting the growth and diversification of Malawi’s exports. One of its key initiative in achieving this goal is through its Precious Metals and Minerals Unit, which aims to promote the mining industry by giving Artisanal and Small scale miners and gem dealer in the nation access to a trust worthy and transparent market for gold and gemstones. The Precious Metals and Minerals Unit also provides technical assistance to small Scale miners to improve their mining techniques and ensure compliance with environmental and social standards. This helps to promote sustainable mining practices in Malawi.



Our mission is to provide high-quality, ethically sourced natural gemstones and gold to customers around the world while supporting the economic development and empowerment of Malawi's local communities where we source our gemstones. We believe that through gold and gemstone export we can make a positive impact on the lives of the people and communities involved in the gold and gemstone industry in Malawi, and we are committed to using our platform to promote social and environmental responsibility and sustainable development.


We work with local miners and cooperatives especially women and youth to source the best quality gemstones and gold in Malawi.
When you purchase rough gemstones from us, you are not only getting top-quality stones, but you are also helping to economically empower local source communities. By supporting responsible mining practices, you can make a positive impact on the communities where the gold and gemstones are sourced.

                                                             GOLD AND GEMSTONES MARKET



We purchase smelted gold from miners and dealers in Malawi. We offer competitive prices for gold, ensuring that sellers receive fair compensation for their products. Our instant payment system eliminates the risks and uncertainties associated with delayed payment.

We purchase high quality gemstones from local miners and gem dealers such as:

    • Ruby
    • Sapphire
    • Aquamarine
    • Tourmaline
    • Rhodolite


We offer a trustworthy and stable market for gemstones and gold, providing our suppliers and buyers with a secure platform to sell and buy their minerals. Trading with Export Development Fund assures you of :

  •  High-quality gemstones meeting jewelry industry standards.
  •  A wide range of gemstones.
  • Competitive prices and volume discounts for larger orders.
  • Exceptional customer service with a helpful team.
  •  Ethicaly sourced gold and gemstones as we work with suppliers who share our values.


Contact Information

Export Development Fund
Public Service Pension Trust Fund House, 1st Floor, Plot Number 13/41, Presidential Way Drive Opposite Golden Peacock Office Complex. Lilongwe, Malawi
+265 992 859 129 / 882 415 633

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