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Tanzania Trade Summary

2018

Tanzania exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR TANZANIA 2018

Overall Exports and Imports for Tanzania 2018

Exports and imports of Tanzania in 2018 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 3,669 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 8,554 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,200 products were exported to 147 countries and 3,891 products were imported from 176 countries.

Tanzania top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

Top five countries to which Tanzania exported in 2018 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Tanzania exports to Rwanda worth US$ 686 million, with a partner share of 18.69 percent.
  2. Tanzania exports to Kenya worth US$ 339 million, with a partner share of 9.23 percent.
  3. Tanzania exports to Congo, Dem. Rep. worth US$ 311 million, with a partner share of 8.48 percent.
  4. Tanzania exports to Zambia worth US$ 267 million, with a partner share of 7.27 percent.
  5. Tanzania exports to Uganda worth US$ 194 million, with a partner share of 5.30 percent.

Top five countries from which Tanzania imported goods in 2018 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Tanzania imports from China worth US$ 1,771 million, with a partner share of 20.70 percent.
  2. Tanzania imports from India worth US$ 1,223 million, with a partner share of 14.30 percent.
  3. Tanzania imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 876 million, with a partner share of 10.24 percent.
  4. Tanzania imports from Saudi Arabia worth US$ 571 million, with a partner share of 6.67 percent.
  5. Tanzania imports from South Africa worth US$ 439 million, with a partner share of 5.14 percent.

Tanzania Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

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

  1. Tanzania exported Tableware and kitchenware of plastics , worth US$ 103,889.34 million.
  2. Tanzania exported Diesel powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding , worth US$ 99,420.84 million.
  3. Tanzania exported Parts and accessories nes for use on machines o , worth US$ 97,717.82 million.
  4. Tanzania exported Toys nes , worth US$ 96,617.79 million.
  5. Tanzania exported Furniture, wooden, nes , worth US$ 89,484.90 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$ 1,634,078.41 million.
  2. Tanzania imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 173,054.03 million.
  3. Tanzania imported Flat rlld prod, i/nas, in coil, hr,=>600mm w, l , worth US$ 172,319.21 million.
  4. Tanzania imported Road tractors for semi-trailers (truck tractors , worth US$ 151,554.83 million.
  5. Tanzania imported Palm oil (excl. crude) and liquid fractions , worth US$ 148,697.92 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by Tanzania in 2018 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 100 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 12.26 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 8.55 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 3,429,748.58 and duty free tariff line items share was 38.19 percent.

Development Indicators 2018

Key Development Indicators of Tanzania in 2018 are below

  • Tanzania GDP in current US dollar was 58,001 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 1,020.00 .
  • Tanzania Trade balance: as % of GDP was not available.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was not available.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was not available .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 10.60 .

Trade Indicators 2018

Trade Indicators for Tanzania in 2018 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.11.
  • Index of export market penetration was 2.32.
  • World Growth in percentage was 3.50 and Tanzania Country Growth was -5.09 .