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Tanzania Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Tanzania monthly trade data
Tanzania quarterly trade data

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Tanzania

Overall Exports and Imports for Tanzania 2017

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 4,178 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 7,765 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,096 products are exported to 151 countries and 3,957 products are imported from 178 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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

  • Tanzania exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 1,538,874.41 million.
  • Tanzania exported Cashew nuts, fresh or dried , worth US$ 541,150.46 million.
  • Tanzania exported Tobacco, partly or wholly stemmed/stripped , worth US$ 189,850.31 million.
  • Tanzania exported Coffee, not roasted or decaffeinated , worth US$ 124,055.38 million.
  • Tanzania exported Sesamum seeds , worth US$ 74,143.38 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Tanzania along with trade value are

  • Tanzania imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 1,405,489.83 million.
  • Tanzania imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 308,747.13 million.
  • Tanzania imported Spelt, common wheat and meslin , worth US$ 158,211.39 million.
  • Tanzania imported Crude palm oil , worth US$ 158,205.85 million.
  • Tanzania imported Cane or beet sugar, in solid form, nes , worth US$ 108,075.41 million.

Tanzania top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

The top five countries to which Tanzania exported 2017 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Tanzania exports to India worth US$ 983 million, with a partner share of 23.53 percent.
  2. Tanzania exports to South Africa worth US$ 700 million, with a partner share of 16.75 percent.
  3. Tanzania exports to Vietnam worth US$ 315 million, with a partner share of 7.53 percent.
  4. Tanzania exports to Kenya worth US$ 292 million, with a partner share of 6.98 percent.
  5. Tanzania exports to Switzerland worth US$ 262 million, with a partner share of 6.28 percent.

The top five countries to which Tanzania imported goods 2017 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Tanzania imports from China worth US$ 1,504 million, with a partner share of 19.37 percent.
  2. Tanzania imports from India worth US$ 1,167 million, with a partner share of 15.03 percent.
  3. Tanzania imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 596 million, with a partner share of 7.68 percent.
  4. Tanzania imports from Saudi Arabia worth US$ 469 million, with a partner share of 6.04 percent.
  5. Tanzania imports from South Africa worth US$ 415 million, with a partner share of 5.35 percent.

Tanzania Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by Tanzania in 2016 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 100.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 12.17.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 8.62.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 3,709,372.41 and duty free tariff line items share is 39.60.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.53.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.54.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is not available.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is not available.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Tanzania World Development Indicators (WDI) 2017

Key Development Indicators of Tanzania in 2017 are below

WDI

Tanzania Doing Business 2018

  • The ease of doing business rank for Tanzania is 137.
  • The trade across border rank is 182.
Doing Business

Tanzania Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), 2017

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for 2017 is 4.
CPIA

TanzaniaLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Tanzania in 2016 is 2.99.
  • The LPI rank is 61.
LPI

Tanzania Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Tanzania is 30.70.
SPRD