EENI Global Business School

Business in Tanzania

Syllabus of the Subject

Foreign Trade and Business in Tanzania (gold, coffee, cotton) - Port of Dar es-Salaam, Dodoma

  1. Introduction to the United Republic of Tanzania (East Africa)
  2. Tanzanian Economy
  3. International Trade of Tanzania
    1. Import and export procedures
    2. Port of Dar es-Salaam
  4. Business and Investment Opportunities in Tanzania
    1. Banking and Finance
    2. Construction
    3. Telecommunications
    4. Tourism
    5. Transport
  5. Case Study:
    1. Tanzanian Agriculture sector
    2. Energy and mining sector
    3. Industry and trade
    4. Quality Group Limited
  6. Access to the Tanzanian Market
  7. Business Plan for Tanzania
Tanzanian Businessman
  1. Reginald Mengi
  2. Mohammed Dewji
  3. Said Salim Bakhresa

The objectives of the subject “International Trade and Business in Tanzania” are the following:

  1. To analyze the Tanzanian Economy and Global Trade
  2. To know the business opportunities in Tanzania
  3. To explore the Tanzanian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Tanzanian Trade Agreements
  5. To examine the profile of the Tanzanian companies and Businesspeople
  6. To develop a business plan for the Tanzanian Market

Students, Doctorate, Master in International Business, Foreign Trade

The Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Tanzania” belongs to the following Online Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:

Doctorate: African Business, World Trade.

Doctorate in International Business (DIB) Online

Masters: Business in Africa, International Business, Foreign Trade.

Masters in International Business and Foreign Trade (MIB)

Business in East Africa.

Foreign Trade and Business in East Africa

Languages: Masters, Doctorate, International Business, English or Study Doctorate in International Business in French Tanzanie Masters Foreign Trade in Portuguese Tanzania Study Master Doctorate in International Business in Spanish Tanzania.

  1. Credits of the subject “Doing Business in Tanzania”: 2 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: two weeks

EENI in Swahili: Shule ya biashara.

We Trust in Africa (Affordable Higher Education for Africans)

Masters adapted to Tanzania, Masters, International Business Trade Tanzanian Students.

International Trade and Business in Tanzania.

The United Republic of Tanzania is one of the most dynamic African frontier markets. Gold, coffee, and cotton exporter.

Transport and Logistics in Africa. Corridors, ports

African Economic Integration

Trade Facilitation Programs. TFA Agreement

  1. WTO
    1. GATS
    2. Agreement on the Application of Sanitary Measures
    3. Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade
    4. Agreement on Preshipment Inspection
    5. Agreement on Safeguards
    6. Trade Facilitation Agreement
  2. BIC (Containers)
  3. Chicago Convention (ICAO)
  4. IMO
  5. Hamburg Rules (Sea)
  6. Is not a member of the WCO
    1. Kyoto Convention

African Institutions (AU, AFDB, AUDA-NEPAD, UNECA)

  1. Economic Commission for Africa
  2. African Union
    1. AU Convention on Combating Corruption
    3. Africa Agriculture Development Programme
  3. African Development Bank
  4. Africa-Asia Partnership
  5. China-Africa Cooperation
  6. Africa-India Cooperation
  7. Africa-BRICS
  8. Africa-Turkey Partnership
  9. Afro-Arab Cooperation
  10. BADEA
  11. Africa-Korea Partnership
  12. Africa-Japan Cooperation
  13. Africa-South America Summit

Globalization and International Organizations

  1. WB
  2. WTO
  3. UN
  4. IMF

Reginald Mengi Tanzanian Businessman

The United Republic of Tanzania

  1. Official Languages : Swahili and English
  2. Borders of Tanzania: Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, the DR Congo, Uganda, Zambia
  3. Tanzanian Population: 56 million people
    1. Bantu
  4. Tanzania is the biggest nation in the East Africa
  5. Area of Tanzania: 948,087 km²
  6. Tanzanian capital: Dodoma
  7. Economic centre of Tanzania: Dar es-Salaam (2.5 million people)
  8. The largest Tanzanian cities are Dodoma, Dar es-Salaam, Mwanza, and Arusha
  9. Tanzanian independence (UK):
    1. Tanganyika (1961)
    2. Zanzibar (1963)

More information about Tanzania (EENI African Business Portal).

Religions in Tanzania:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Christians (62%)
  3. Islam (35%, Sunni Muslim)
    1. Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence): Shafi

Christianity and Global Business (Catholicism, Protestantism)

Islam and Global Business. Islamic Economic Areas

Tanzania belongs to the East African Economic Area.

Foreign Trade (Importing, Exporting)

Tanzanian Economy.

  1. Tanzania is a frontier market
  2. In the last twenty years, the United Republic of Tanzania (Africa) has shifted from a centrally planned economy to an open market Economy, thanks to the good governance, private sector promotion, international trade liberalization, and foreign direct investment policies
  3. In the last eight years, Tanzania recorded an economic growth of 6%
  4. The main drivers of the Tanzanian economic growth are private consumption, exports and gross fixed capital, tourism revenues, agriculture, construction, industry, services, foreign direct investment, and foreign aid
  5. Tanzanian GDP: 23.2 billion dollars
  6. GDP real growth rate: 6.1%: agriculture (28%), industry (24%), and services (48%)
  7. Tanzanian services exports (travel, insurance) incomes rose by 14.1%
  8. Inflation in Tanzania: 17.4%
  9. Top Tanzanian export products: gold, coffee, cashew nuts, and cotton
  10. Top Tanzanian export partners: China, India, Japan, and the Emirates
  11. Top Tanzanian import products: consumer goods, machinery, Transport equipment, industrial raw materials, and crude oil
  12. Top Tanzanian import partners: China, India, South Africa, and Kenya
  13. Currency of Tanzania: Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)

Global Trade and Business in Tanzania:
Tanzanian Economy

Other ports: Port of Mombasa (Kenya): Northern regions of Tanzania, Railway.

Tanzania Import Procedures

Mohammed Dewji, Tanzanian Muslim Businessman, METL Group (Tanzania)