India-Tanzania ties have evolved over the years with diversified economic engagement and people to people contact.
India is Tanzania's largest foreign trading partner (16% of total).
India is among top five foreign investment sources in Tanzania.
Tanzania is a major beneficiary of India’s ITEC/SCAAP programmes.
India has executed several developmental projects in Tanzania.
Bilateral trade during FY2021-22
FDI inflows from April 2000 to March 2021
NRIs/PIOs currently live in Tanzania
Tanzanian economy is projected to grow at 6.6% in 2019 and 2020, supported by large infrastructure spending, as AFDB.
Tanzania has established the Public Procurement Appeals Authority to efficiently resolve challenges around procurement.
Tanzania's export is supported by mining, with gold being a leading product, along with silver, copper, diamond, and tanzanite.
Discoveries of large offshore natural gas deposits have pushed Tanzania’s gas reserves to more than 57 tcf as of 2016.
Tanzania offers opportunities in fuel, pharmaceuticals, automobiles, electrical goods, food processing, machinery, among others.
India's Exports and Imports to Tanzania
Source: Department of Commerce
Values in US $ Millions
Country / Region: TANZANIA REP
|3.||India’s Total Export||303,526.16||330,078.09||313,361.04||291,808.48||422,004.40|
|8.||India’s Total Import||465,580.99||514,078.42||474,709.28||394,435.88||613,052.05|
|13.||India’s Total Trade||769,107.15||844,156.51||788,070.32||686,244.36||1,035,056.45|
|17.||India’s Trade Balance||-162,054.83||-184,000.33||-161,348.24||-102,627.40||-191,047.65|
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Employment of expats require work permits as per immigration laws. Work permits need to be availed for employees by a local enterprise. Self-employed foreigners need to apply for a Class A permit, while foreign employees must get a Class B permit.
Tanzania has about 60,000 people of Indian origin, which are concentrated in the major urban centres. The Indian origin community is active in the field of trade and industry in Tanzania. There are also about 10,000 Indian nationals. mostly professionals, who live and work in Tanzania, mainly in industry and services.
Types of Residence Permit: https://eservices.immigration.go.tz/online/permit/guidelines
Public and private infrastructure building, maintenance
The Tanzanian construction sector has seen steady growth in activity driven by new infrastructure and connectivity projects. Construction of civic infrastructure and connectivity projects has been supported by foreign workers at different levels in Tanzania.Ministry of Works, Transport and Communications.Entry Requirements and Visa Information
Doctors, nurses, radiologists, lab technicians
Tanzania’s health sector covers preventive and curative services, medical research and nutrition, food and drug quality services, medical supplies, among others. Tanzania attracts large number of healthcare workers ranging from doctors to nurses and lab technicians.Ministry of HealthEntry Requirements and Visa Information
Culinary, server, hotel, tour and travel staffing
Tanzania is well known globally for its wildlife riches and tourism around them. The hospitality sector in Tanzania, ranging from hotels to tourism to personal care, employs foreign workers.Tanzania Tourist BoardEntry Requirements and Visa Information
Software, hardware, new technology
The ICT sector in Tanzania is gathering steam as the benefits of digitisation and modern technology reach the masses. The IT and ICT infrastructure in Kenya has been set up and is supported by foreign workers.Ministry of Works, Transport and CommunicationsEntry Requirements and Visa Information
Automobile to food products production
The industrial sector in Tanzania contributes around 25% to the national GDP and has been growing at 8% annually over the last five years. The manufacturing industry in Tanzania, covering a range of products, draws foreign manpower.Ministry of Industry and CommerceEntry Requirements and Visa Information
Faculty positions up to uninversity
Tanzania Government allocated over US$2 million for the education sector in 2017-18. The education sector in Tanzania, ranging from schools to universities draw foreign teaching staff from different disciplines.Ministry of Education, Science and TechnologyEntry Requirements and Visa Information
Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors
India's Bank of Baroda has an operation in Tanzania.
India's Bharti Airtel offers telecom services in Tanzania.
India's Ashok Leyland has a vehicle market in Tanzania.
National Mineral Development Corp has presence in Tanzania.
India's Life Insurance Corp has a presence in Tanzania.
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