EENI Global Business School
Business in Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Tanzania - Dar es-Salaam

  1. Introduction to the United Republic of Tanzania (East Africa)
  2. Tanzanian Economy
  3. International Trade (Import, Export) of Tanzania
    1. Import and export procedures
    2. Port of Dar es-Salaam
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Tanzania
    1. Banking and Finance
    2. Construction
    3. Telecommunications
    4. Tourism
    5. Transport
  5. Case Study:
    1. Tanzanian Agriculture sector
    2. Energy and mining sector
    3. Industry and trade
    4. Quality Group Limited
  6. Access to the Tanzanian Market
  7. Business Plan for Tanzania
Tanzanian Businessman
  1. Reginald Mengi
  2. Mohammed Dewji
  3. Said Salim Bakhresa

The objectives of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the United Republic of Tanzania” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Tanzanian Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the United Republic of Tanzania
  3. To explore the Tanzanian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Tanzanian Free Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of the Tanzanian companies and Businesspeople
  6. To develop a business plan for the Tanzanian Market
The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Tanzaniabelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: African Business, World Trade
  2. Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Diploma: Business in East Africa

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  1. Credits of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Tanzania”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

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Sample of the Subject - Doing Business in Tanzania:
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Description of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Tanzania.

The United Republic of Tanzania is one of the most dynamic African frontier markets. Gold, coffee, and cotton exporter.

Transport and Logistics in Tanzania
  1. Port of Dar es-Salaam
  2. Trans-African Corridors
    1. Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
    2. Central Corridor
    3. Northern Corridor
    4. North-South Corridor
    5. Asia-Africa Growth Corridor

Tanzanian Preferential Access and Free Trade Agreements

  1. Tanzania and the East African Economic Area
  2. East African Community (EAC)
  3. Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  4. COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
  5. African Continental Free-Trade Area (AfCFTA)
  6. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
  7. Tanzania-European Union
    1. Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
    2. Africa-European Union Strategic Partnership (Cotonou Agreement)
  8. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India
  9. Tanzania-US
    1. United States-Africa (AGOA)
    2. East African Community-United States Trade Agreement
  10. Nile Basin Initiative (NBI)
  11. International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR)
  12. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)

Foreign Trade Facilitation Programs

  1. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
    1. WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)
    2. WTO Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS)
    3. WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)
    4. WTO Agreement on Preshipment Inspection (PSI)
    5. WTO Agreement on Safeguards (SG)
    6. WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)
  2. International Bureau of Containers and Intermodal Transport (BIC)
  3. International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO, Chicago Convention)
  4. International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
  5. Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea (Hamburg Rules, UN)
  6. Is not a member of the World Customs Organisation (WCO)
    1. Revised Kyoto Convention (RKC)

Reginald Mengi Tanzanian Businessman (Course Master)

African Trade and Economic Organisations

  1. Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
  2. African Union (AU)
    1. African Union Convention on Preventing and Combating Corruption
    2. African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD)
    3. Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)
  3. African Development Bank (AfDB)
  4. Africa-Asia Strategic Partnership (NAASP)
  5. Forum on China-Africa Cooperation
  6. Africa-India Framework for Cooperation
  7. Africa-BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa)
  8. Africa-Turkey Partnership
  9. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  10. Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA)
  11. Africa-Korea Partnership
  12. Africa-Japan Cooperation (TICAD)
  13. Africa-South America Summit (ASA)

Global Economic Organisations

  1. World Bank (WB)
  2. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  3. International Monetary Fund (IMF)


  1. Official Languages of Tanzania: Swahili and English
  2. Borders of the United Republic of Tanzania: Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Zambia
  3. Tanzanian Population: 56 million people
    1. Bantu
  4. Tanzania is the biggest nation in the East Africa
  5. Area of Tanzania: 948,087 square kilometres
  6. Tanzanian capital: Dodoma
  7. Economic centre of Tanzania: Dar es-Salaam (2.5 million people)
  8. The largest Tanzanian cities are Dodoma, Dar es-Salaam, Mwanza, and Arusha
  9. Tanzanian independence (United Kingdom):
    1. Tanganyika (1961)
    2. Zanzibar (1963)

More information about Tanzania (African Portal - EENI Global Business School).

We Trust in Africa (EENI African Portal)

Religions in Tanzania:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christians (62%)
  3. Islam (35%, Sunni Muslim)
    1. Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence): Shafi

Tanzania belongs to the East African Economic Area (African Civilisation).

Port of Dar es-Salaam (Tanzania). Access to Burundi, Congo (DR), Rwanda, Kenya, Malawi, Uganda, and Zambia, Maritime Transportation Course

Tanzanian Economy.

  1. Tanzania is a frontier market
  2. In the last twenty years, the United Republic of Tanzania (Africa) has shifted from a centrally planned economy to an open market economy, thanks to the good governance, private sector promotion, international trade liberalisation, and foreign direct investment policies
  3. In the last eight years, Tanzania recorded an economic growth of 6%.
  4. The main drivers of the Tanzanian economic growth are private consumption, exports and gross fixed capital, tourism revenues, agriculture, construction, industry, services, foreign direct investment, and foreign aid
  5. Tanzanian GDP: 23.2 billion dollars
  6. GDP real growth rate: 6.1%: agriculture (28%), industry (24%), and services (48%)
  7. Tanzanian services exports (travel, insurance) incomes rose by 14.1%
  8. Inflation in Tanzania: 17.4%
  9. Top Tanzanian export products: gold, coffee, cashew nuts, and cotton
  10. Top Tanzanian export partners: China, India, Japan, and the Emirates
  11. Top Tanzanian import products: consumer goods, machinery, Transport equipment, industrial raw materials, and crude oil
  12. Top Tanzanian import partners: China, India, South Africa, and Kenya
  13. Currency of Tanzania: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)

Tanzania Import Procedures

Other ports: Port of Mombasa (Kenya): Northern regions of Tanzania, Railway.

Mohammed Dewji, Tanzanian Muslim Businessman, METL Group (Tanzania)

Transport in the Southern African Development Community Region

Samples - Business in Tanzania


East African Community (EAC), Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Burundi

Custom Union of the Southern African Development Community

Cairo-Gaborone Corridor (Trans-African Highway): Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

African Central Corridor, Burundi, Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda (Road Transport Course)

African Northern Corridor (Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya, and Uganda) Road Transport Course Master

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