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Tanzania Trade Summary

2012

Tanzania exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR TANZANIA 2012

Overall Exports and Imports for Tanzania 2012

Exports and imports of Tanzania in 2012 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,547 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 11,716 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,424 products were exported to 146 countries and 4,075 products were imported from 173 countries.

Tanzania top 5 Export and Import partners 2012

Top five countries to which Tanzania exported in 2012 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Tanzania exports to South Africa worth US$ 983 million, with a partner share of 17.72 percent.
  2. Tanzania exports to Switzerland worth US$ 799 million, with a partner share of 14.40 percent.
  3. Tanzania exports to China worth US$ 525 million, with a partner share of 9.46 percent.
  4. Tanzania exports to India worth US$ 481 million, with a partner share of 8.66 percent.
  5. Tanzania exports to Kenya worth US$ 350 million, with a partner share of 6.30 percent.

Top five countries from which Tanzania imported goods in 2012 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Tanzania imports from Switzerland worth US$ 1,582 million, with a partner share of 13.50 percent.
  2. Tanzania imports from China worth US$ 1,163 million, with a partner share of 9.93 percent.
  3. Tanzania imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 1,026 million, with a partner share of 8.75 percent.
  4. Tanzania imports from South Africa worth US$ 935 million, with a partner share of 7.98 percent.
  5. Tanzania imports from Bahrain worth US$ 916 million, with a partner share of 7.82 percent.

Tanzania Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2012

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Tanzania along with trade value are:

  1. Tanzania exported Gold in oth semi-manufactured forms,non-monetar , worth US$ 934,034.36 million.
  2. Tanzania exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 929,286.72 million.
  3. Tanzania exported Precious metal ores and concentrates (excl. sil , worth US$ 421,317.61 million.
  4. Tanzania exported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 324,343.80 million.
  5. Tanzania exported Tobacco, partly or wholly stemmed/stripped , worth US$ 181,368.35 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Tanzania along with trade value are

  1. Tanzania imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 3,636,517.35 million.
  2. Tanzania imported Spelt, common wheat and meslin , worth US$ 240,047.46 million.
  3. Tanzania imported Road tractors for semi-trailers (truck tractors , worth US$ 195,232.69 million.
  4. Tanzania imported Flat rlld prod, i/nas, in coil, hr,=>600mm w, l , worth US$ 185,198.91 million.
  5. Tanzania imported Parts of boring or sinking machinery, whether o , worth US$ 169,447.49 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2012

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2012 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2012

Tariffs imposed by Tanzania in 2012 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 100 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 13.22 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 9.03 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 4,445,935.98 and duty free tariff line items share was 34.46 percent.

Development Indicators 2012

Key Development Indicators of Tanzania in 2012 are below

  • Tanzania GDP in current US dollar was 39,088 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 770.00 .
  • Tanzania Trade balance: as % of GDP was -11.83.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -4,623.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 54.40 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 13.16 .

Trade Indicators 2012

Trade Indicators for Tanzania in 2012 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.12.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.40.
  • World Growth in percentage was 0.02 and Tanzania Country Growth was 11.98 .