Doing Business in Tanzania
EENI - Business School
Learning unit: International trade and business in Tanzania
- Dar Es Salaam.
Tanzania, one of the most dynamic African frontier markets.
Exporter of Gold, coffee, cotton...
- Introduction to the United Republic of Tanzania (East Africa).
- Doing business in Dar Es Salaam.
- The Tanzanian economy
- RIPOTI YA UWEKEZAJI TANZANIA 2012 (Swahili)
- The International trade of Tanzania
- Import and export procedures
- The Port of Dar Es Salaam
- Case study - Tanzanian businessmen:
- 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
Sample of the learning unit (Doing Business in Tanzania):
Learning unit summary (Doing Business in Tanzania)
The United Republic of Tanzania:
- Official languages: Swahili and English
- Borders of the United Republic of Tanzania:
Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia.
- Population: 43 millions
- Tanzania is the biggest nation in the East Africa.
- Area: 948.087 km²
- Capital: Dodoma. Economic center: Dar Es Salaam (2.5 million people)
- Independence (UK): Tanganyika (1961), Zanzibar (1963)
Religion in Tanzania: Christians (62%), Islam (35%, Sunni Muslim) - Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence):
The Tanzanian economy
Tanzania is considered as a frontier market.
In the last 20 years the United Republic of Tanzania (Africa) has shifted from a
centrally planned economy to an open market economy, thank to the good
governance, promotion of the private sector, liberalization of international Trade and Foreign direct investment policies.
In the last 8 years Tanzania recorded Economic growth of 6%. 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.
- GDP: 23.2 billion dollars
- GDP Real Growth Rate: 6.1%: agriculture (28%), industry
(24%) services (48%)
- Tanzanian services exports (travel, insurance...) incomes rose
- Inflation: 17.4%
- Top export products: gold, coffee, cashew nuts, cotton
- Top Export partners: China, India, Japan, Emirates
- Top import products: consumer goods, machinery, transportation
equipment, industrial raw materials, crude oil.
- Top import partners: China, India, South Africa, Kenya...
- Currency: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
Trans African Highways:
- The Cairo - Gaborone Corridor
- The Central Corridor
- The Northern corridor
- The North-South Corridor
Other ports: Port of Mombasa (Kenya):
Northern regions of Tanzania, Railway.
Tanzania has preferential access to...
- The East African Community (EAC)
- The Southern African Development Community (SADC)
- The COMESA - EAC - SADC Tripartite Agreement
- The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA)
- The Generalized System of Preferences (GSP)
- The Cotonou Agreement
- Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India
- United States - Africa
- The East African Community - United States Trade Agreement
Tanzania is member of...
- The Nile Basin Initiative
- The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region
- Relationships with China and with India
- The African Development Bank
- The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA)
- The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD)
- The African Union (AU)
- Africa - South America Summit
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