Tanzania

U.S. Trade with Tanzania in 2021

Export Market Rank
#133 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$6.87 Million
3-Year Average
$20.19 Million
Compound Average Growth
-5.79% (2012-2021)
Total Export Value 2012 - 2021
Export Value by Commodity 2021

Top 10 Exports to Tanzania in 2021

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $3.85 Million 4,345 $2.37 Million 497%
Condiments & Sauces $1.25 Million 487 $1.65 Million -23%
Pulses $921,341 1,632 $3.83 Million -0%
Food Preparations $307,785 94 $1.9 Million -30%
Planting Seeds $207,543 26 $106,954 1320%
Wine & Related Products $59,400 --- $30,150 ---
Forest Products $55,969 --- $105,357 10%
Processed Vegetables $54,375 33 $119,293 -38%
Non-Alcoholic Bev. (excl. juices) $31,886 0 $20,115 66%
Dog & Cat Food $24,400 20 $17,568 ---

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Data and Analysis

This report describes the import requirements and regulations for food and agricultural products required by the Government of Tanzania (GoT). The report outlines Tanzania Bureau of Standards (TBS) rules and other regulations for U.S exports to Tanzania.
This report complements the FAIRS Annual Country Report for Tanzania and provides information on required certificates for exporting food and agricultural products to Tanzania.
In September 2022, Tanzania’s Ministry of Agriculture directed the Tanzania Agriculture Research Institute (TARI) to identify a research station for trials of genetically engineered (GE) crops. This decision appears to reverse the Government of Tanzania’s (GoT) 2021 ban on all GE crop research trials.

News and Features

Representatives from 32 U.S. agribusiness and farm organizations will join Deputy Agriculture Secretary Dr. Jewel Bronaugh for a trade mission to Nairobi, Kenya, and Zanzibar, Tanzania, Oct. 31 - Nov. 4.
USDA will invest $220 million in eight new school feeding projects that are expected to benefit more than a million children across 2,200 schools in food-insecure countries in Africa and East Asia, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today.
USDA is accepting applications from U.S. exporters for a trade mission to Nairobi, Kenya, and Zanzibar, Tanzania, Oct. 31-Nov. 4.

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