U.S. Trade with Tanzania in 2022

Export Market Rank
#128 Among U.S. Agricultural Export Markets
Total Export Value
$9.35 Million
3-Year Average
$7.38 Million
Compound Average Growth
-13.27% (2013-2022)
Total Export Value 2013 - 2022
Export Value by Commodity 2022

Top 10 Exports to Tanzania in 2022

Commodity Total Value (USD) Total Volume (Metric Tons) 10-Year Average Value (USD) 10-Year Growth
Poultry Meat & Prods. (excl. eggs) $5.62 Million 4,756 $2.86 Million 215%
Condiments & Sauces $1.79 Million 563 $1.67 Million -17%
Food Preparations $537,748 175 $1.91 Million 7220%
Pulses $425,316 621 $3.78 Million -93%
Other Intermediate Products $202,877 1 $1.38 Million -90%
Processed Vegetables $200,623 57 $133,420 ---
Planting Seeds $137,540 8 $119,246 1%
Other Feeds, Meals & Fodders $123,460 18 $80,881 ---
Other Consumer Oriented $69,643 9 $54,094 -9%
Distilled Spirits $54,250 --- $45,186 ---

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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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