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. (ex. 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. (ex. juices) $31,886 0 $20,115 66%
Dog & Cat Food $24,400 20 $17,568 ---

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Data and Analysis

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.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Tanzania: Coffee Annual

MY 2022/23 coffee production is expected to decrease 4 percent to 1.15 million bags due to high fertilizer prices and dry conditions at the beginning of the marketing year. Post forecasts MY 2022/23 exports will decline 4 percent to 1.05 million bags due to lower exportable supplies.
On May 5, 2022, trade and finance ministers from East African Community (EAC) member countries agreed to raise minimum common external tariffs from 25 to 35 percent on several agricultural products.

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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