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GDP (Purchasing power parity): $92.53 billion
Real GDP: 7.2%
GDP per capita: $1,900
Agriculture: 26.9%
Industry: 25.2%
Services: 48%
Agricultural products: coffee, sisal, tea, cotton, pyrethrum, cashew nuts, tobacco, cloves, corn, wheat, cassava (tapioca), bananas, fruits, vegetables; cattle, sheep, goats.

Rear view of boy with herd of cattle, Serengeti National Park, Serengeti, Tanzania, Africa
Tanzanian herd-boy

Labor force: 6.061 million with 90% in Agriculture and 10% in Industry and Services.

Industries: Salt, Soda ash, mining, agricultural processing, cement, oil refining, shoes, wood products, fertilizer and apparel.

Natural resources: Tin, Hydropower, iron ore, coal, phosphates, diamonds, gemstones, gold, nickel, natural gas, Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika, Indian Ocean, rivers.
Exports: $6.084 billion
Imports: $11.95 billion
Major trading partners: India, China, South Africa, Kenya


The following websites have rich and useful information about the ec0nomy and investment opportunities in Tanzania:

Bank of Tanzania

Tanzania Investment Centre

Capital Market and Securities Authority

Tanzania Revenue Authority


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