Tanzania Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 3,669
No. Of products 2,200
No. Of partners 147
Imports (in US$ Mil) 8,554
No. Of products 3,891
No. Of partners 176

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.09
Index of export market penetration2.56
World Growth3.50
Country Growth-5.09

Service Indicators 2019

Service imports (BoP, current US$)1,761,702,627.98
Service exports (BoP, current US$)4,280,590,080.49
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)16.95
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)16.01

Tanzania top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Rwanda686 18.69
Kenya339 9.23
Congo, Dem. Rep.311 8.48
Zambia267 7.27
Uganda194 5.30
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,771 20.70
India1,223 14.30
United Arab Emirates876 10.24
Saudi Arabia571 6.67
South Africa439 5.14

Tanzania Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials399 10.87 104 1.22 3.60
Intermediate goods937 25.53 2,431 28.42 5.41
Consumer goods1,570 42.79 3,694 43.19 13.99
Capital goods743 20.25 2,322 27.15 4.35

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Tableware and kitche ...103,889.34
Diesel powered truck ...99,420.84
Parts and accessorie ...97,717.82
Toys nes96,617.79
Furniture, wooden, n ...89,484.90
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,634,078.41
Other medicaments of ...173,054.03
Flat rlld prod, i/na ...172,319.21
Road tractors for se ...151,554.83
Palm oil (excl. crud ...148,697.92

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Tanzania

Tariffs 2018

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 12.26
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 3,429,748.58
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 8.55
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 38.19

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.54
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.53

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All30.70

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2019 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)61,137
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,100.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-577.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-0.94

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank141
Trading Across Borders Rank182

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2018 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.99
LPI Rank61