Tanzania Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 6,076
No. Of products 2,289
No. Of partners 142
Imports (in US$ Mil) 8,517
No. Of products 3,807
No. Of partners 186

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.08
Index of export market penetration2.52
World Growth-3.91
Country Growth10.61

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)15.31
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)14.30

Tanzania top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa1,162 19.12
Switzerland871 14.33
United Arab Emirates755 12.42
India529 8.70
China239 3.93
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
China2,156 25.31
India1,090 12.79
United Arab Emirates824 9.68
Japan376 4.41
South Africa346 4.06

Tanzania Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,640 26.99 268 3.15 3.29
Intermediate goods3,756 61.81 2,336 27.43 5.47
Consumer goods598 9.85 3,575 41.97 17.63
Capital goods78 1.29 2,336 27.43 4.73

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Gold in unwrought fo ...2,957,528.92
Cashew nuts, fresh o ...367,377.28
Precious metal ores ...358,000.92
Sesamum seeds152,462.62
Coffee, not roasted ...145,208.33
Petroleum oils, etc, ...1,233,358.57
Other medicaments of ...345,648.29
Spelt, common wheat ...172,192.00
Palm oil (excl. crud ...163,125.04
Flat rlld prod, i/na ...135,948.46

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Tanzania

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 12.23
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 3,744,305.22
Maximum Rate (%) 100
Weighted Average (%) 8.94
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 37.90

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)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)62,410
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)1,080.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-632.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-1.01

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