INTERNATIONAL certification agency, Bureau Veritas (BV), faces an uncertain future in Zimbabwe, as government seeks to review its contract due to expire next year, it has been learnt. Never Katiyo, a government officer from the Industry ministry’s legal department, said government may not renew the standards watchdog’s contract on the back of industry concerns that BV — which was given the mandate to do shipment inspection, verification of documentation, sample testing and risk assessment of goods in the country of origin — is causing unnecessary shipment delays. “Where BV is concerned, it is not cast in stone. We are in the middle of reviewing their contract which expires in 2019. So, the ministry is open to stakeholder input on the…