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US$ 2,763mn
Bilateral trade during FY2020-21

US$ 3.58mn

FDI inflows from April 2000 to March 2021

60,000
NRIs/PIOs currently live in Tanzania

Economy

Tanzanian economy is projected to grow at 6.6% in 2019 and 2020, supported by large infrastructure spending, as AFDB.

Procurement

Tanzania has established the Public Procurement Appeals Authority to efficiently resolve challenges around procurement.

Mining

Tanzania's export is supported by mining, with gold being a leading product, along with silver, copper, diamond, and tanzanite.

Natural gas

Discoveries of large offshore natural gas deposits have pushed Tanzania’s gas reserves to more than 57 tcf as of 2016.

Opportunities

Tanzania offers opportunities in fuel, pharmaceuticals, automobiles, electrical goods, food processing, machinery, among others.

India's Exports and Imports to Tanzania

Tanzania Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture

+255-22-211-9437

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21 Ghana Avenue, P.O. Box 9713, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Federation of Indian Export Organisations

+91-11-4604-2222; 2615-0101/04

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Niryat Bhawan, Rao Tula Ram Marg, Opp. Army Hospital Research & Referral, New Delhi-110 057

Confederation of Tanzania Industries

+255-22-211-4954; 212-3802; 213-0327

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P.O. Box 71783 Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Tanzania Investment Centre

+255-22-211-6328/32

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Tanzania Investment Centre P.O. Box 938 Shaaban Robert Street Dar es Salaam

High Commission of India, Dar-es-Salaam

+255-22-211-3097

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Shaaban Robert Street, Plot No. 213/51, P.O. Box 2684, Dar es Salaam

Commercial Representative

+255-786-33448

Shri Sanjiv Kohli, High Commissioner

Commercial Representative

+255-69-967-8502

Shri R. Chandramouli (HOC & CR)

Commercial Representative

+255-69-987-7371

Shri Ajay Ajmani, SS (ECO & Com)

Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    Beer made from malt (220300)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of 80% vol. (220710)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)
    OTHR EDBL MXR/PRPNS OF ANML/VEGTBL FATS/ OILS/OF FRACTNS OF DIFFRNT FATS/OILS (151790)
    Preparations for infant use, put up for RS (190110)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Fish; fresh or chilled, salmonidae, n.e.c in item no. 0302.1, excluding fillets livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030219)
    Fish; frozen, jack and horse mackerel (Trachurus spp.), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030355)
    Fish; frozen, mackerel (Scomber scombrus, Scomber australasicus, Scomber japonicus), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030354)
    Fish; frozen, tilapias (Oreochromis spp.), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030323)
    Fish; frozen, tuna, n.e.c. in item no. 0303.4, excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030349)

    fishexchange.mpeda.gov.in

    GROUND-NUT, NOT ROASTED OR OTHERWISE COOKED, WHETHER OR NOT SHELLED OR BROKEN-IN SHELLED WHETHER OR NOT BROKEN (120242)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Chewing gum, whether or not sugar-coated (170410)

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Employment Opportunities

*Information subject to changes amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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

More Info: Tanzania Immigration Department Electronic Visa Residence Permit Application

Minerals

    Export: 300,741 kgs / US$ 0.024 million

    Export: 137 kgs / US$ 0.0004 million

    wmc.org.pl

    Export: 81,146 kgs / US$ 2,217.12 million

    Export: 12,894,980 kgs / US$ 2.67 million

    bgs.ac.uk

    Export: 175,000 kgs / US$ 0.04 million

    oec.world

    Export: 196,071,250 kgs / US$ 24.26 million

Priority Sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Tanzania
  • Gold dore and gemstones
  • Cashew nuts
  • pulses and spices
  • Timber
  • Ores and metal scrap
India's top export to Tanzania
  • Petroleum products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Motor vehicles
  • lectrical machinery
  • Articles of iron and steel

Bilateral Investors

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