Tanzania Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

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Tanzania monthly trade data

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 4,742
No. Of products 2,167
No. Of partners 158
Imports (in US$ Mil) 7,876
No. Of products 4,023
No. Of partners 181

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.10
Index of export market penetration1.98
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth-2.13

Service Indicators 2016

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)19.21
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)17.56

Tanzania top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Switzerland768 16.19
India703 14.82
South Africa631 13.32
China354 7.47
Kenya314 6.62
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China1,638 20.80
India1,429 18.14
United Arab Emirates592 7.52
South Africa472 6.00
Japan371 4.71

Tanzania Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,909 40.26 317 4.02 3.31
Intermediate goods2,299 48.48 1,940 24.63 6.52
Consumer goods456 9.62 3,434 43.61 13.57
Capital goods75 1.58 2,185 27.74 4.79

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...1,654,518.14
Tobacco, partly or w ...356,861.41
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...347,383.70
Precious metal ores ...321,938.39
Carboys/bottles/flas ...197,445.30
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,335,910.99
Other medicaments of ...238,301.40
Spelt, common wheat ...189,020.67
Crude palm oil167,069.71
Cane or beet sugar, ...129,695.58

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)47,431
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)900.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-782.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-1.65

Doing Business

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

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

2016 CPIA »
CPIA Trade Ratings4

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score2.99
LPI Rank61