Tanzania Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 4,178
No. Of products 2,096
No. Of partners 151
Imports (in US$ Mil) 7,765
No. Of products 3,957
No. Of partners 178

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.11
Index of export market penetration2.12
World Growth1.50
Country Growth-12.40

Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)2,017,853,745.15
Service exports (BoP, current US$)3,849,591,212.89
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)17.50
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)15.12

Tanzania top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
India983 23.53
South Africa700 16.75
Vietnam315 7.53
Kenya292 6.98
Switzerland262 6.28
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,504 19.37
India1,167 15.03
United Arab Emirates596 7.68
Saudi Arabia469 6.04
South Africa415 5.35

Tanzania Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,488 35.62 287 3.69 3.31
Intermediate goods2,129 50.95 1,926 24.80 6.52
Consumer goods501 12.00 3,389 43.64 13.57
Capital goods41 0.99 2,067 26.62 4.79

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...1,538,874.41
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...541,150.46
Tobacco, partly or w ...189,850.31
Coffee, not roasted ...124,055.38
Sesamum seeds74,143.38
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,405,489.83
Other medicaments of ...308,747.13
Spelt, common wheat ...158,211.39
Crude palm oil158,205.85
Cane or beet sugar, ...108,075.41

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Tanzania

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 12.17
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 3,709,372.41
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 8.62
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 39.60

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)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)52,090
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)910.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-1,236.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-2.37

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank137
Trading Across Borders Rank182

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2017 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.99
LPI Rank61