Doing Business in Tanzania
EENI - Business School.
Subject (Course): International Trade and Business in Tanzania - Dar Es Salaam.
- Introduction to the United Republic of Tanzania (East Africa).
- Doing Business in Dar Es Salaam.
- Tanzanian economy
- RIPOTI YA UWEKEZAJI TANZANIA (Swahili)
- International Trade of Tanzania
- Import and export procedures
- Port of Dar Es Salaam
- Case Study - Tanzanian Businessperson:
- Dr. Reginald Mengi
- Mohammed Dewji
- Said Salim Bakhresa
- Business and Investment Opportunities in Tanzania
- Banking and Finance
- Case Study:
- Agriculture sector
- Energy and mining sector
- Industry and trade
- Quality Group Limited
- Agriculture sector
- Introduction to Swahili
- Access to the Tanzanian Market
- Business Plan for Tanzania
Objectives of the subject “Doing Business in the United Republic of Tanzania”:
- To analyse the Tanzanian economy and foreign trade
- To evaluate business opportunities in the United Republic of Tanzania
- To explore Tanzania's trade relations with the student's country
- To know Tanzania's Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)
- To examine the profile of Tanzanian companies and businesspeople
- To develop a business plan for the Tanzanian Market
Sample of the subject (Doing Business in Tanzania):
Subject Description (Doing Business in Tanzania).
The United Republic of Tanzania: one of the most dynamic African frontier markets. Exporter of gold, coffee, and cotton.
- The official languages: Swahili and English
- Borders of the United Republic of Tanzania: Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia.
- Tanzanian Population: 43 millions of people
- Tanzania is the biggest nation in the East Africa.
- Area: 948.087 square kilometres
- Capital: Dodoma.
- The Economic centre: Dar Es Salaam (2.5 millions of people)
- Tanzanian independence (UK): Tanganyika (1961), Zanzibar (1963)
Religion in Tanzania:
- Christians (62%)
- Islam (35%, Sunni Muslim) - Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence):
Tanzania belongs to the East African Economic Area of the African Civilisation.
- Tanzania is a frontier market.
- In the last twenty years, the United Republic of Tanzania (Africa) has shifted from a
centrally planned economy to an open market economy, thank the good governance, promotion of the private sector, liberalisation of international trade, and foreign direct investment policies.
- In the last eight years, Tanzania recorded economic growth of 6%.
- The main drivers of Tanzanian growth are private consumption, exports and gross fixed capital, tourism revenues, agriculture, construction, industry; services, foreign direct investment, and foreign aid.
- Tanzanian GDP: 23.2 billion dollars
- GDP real growth rate: 6.1%: agriculture (28%), industry (24%), and services (48%)
- Tanzanian services exports (travel, insurance) incomes rose by 14.1%
- The inflation: 17.4%
- Top Tanzanian export products: gold, coffee, cashew nuts, and cotton
- Top export partners: China, India, Japan, and the Emirates
- Top import products: consumer goods, machinery, transport
equipment, industrial raw materials, and crude oil.
- Top Tanzanian import partners: China, India, South Africa, and Kenya
- Currency: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
- Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
- Central Corridor
- Northern Corridor
- North-South Corridor
Other ports: Port of Mombasa (Kenya):
Northern regions of Tanzania, Railway.
Tanzania has preferential access to
- East African Community (EAC)
- Southern African Development Community (SADC)
- COMESA-EAC-SADC Tripartite Agreement
- Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
- Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)
- Cotonou Agreement
- Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India
- United States-Africa (AGOA)
- East African Community-United States Trade Agreement
Tanzania is a member of:
- Nile Basin Initiative
- International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
- Africa relationships with China and India
- African Development Bank
- Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
- New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
- African Union (AU)
- Africa-South America Summit
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