Browsing: Tanzania Exports

  • Tanzania’s exports to Kenya doubled in just ten months in 2021, the highest figure recorded since independence
  • Kenya’s imports from Tanzania nearly doubled from $242.6 million in 2020 to $473.9 million in 2021
  • Uganda remained the highest export market for Kenyan goods in 2021, despite trade disputes between Nairobi and Kampala

The improved relationship between Kenya and Tanzania seems to be bearing fruits if the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) data is anything to go by.

In its Economic Survey 2022, the statistics office indicates that Tanzania’s exports to Kenya doubled in just ten months, the highest figure recorded since independence.

According to the survey, Kenya’s imports from Tanzania nearly doubled from $242.6 million in 2020 to $473.9 million in 2021.

The survey attributed the rise to increased imports of maize and rice from Tanzania.

Kenya imported more goods from Tanzania in 2021 than before, despite the COVID-19 pandemic …

Rwanda and Tanzania have moved a step closer to harmonising how they work together following the meeting between President Samia Suluhu and her Rwandan counterpart Paul Kagame.

The two countries have signed several bilateral agreements on the first day of the Tanzanian President’s official two-day visit to Kigali. Suluhu and Kagame who were accompanied by their respective ministers of ICT and Communication witnessed the signing of the agreements among which were one on cooperation in communication and ICT sectors.

President Suluhu’s trip marks another vital movement made by the two countries after the late John Magufuli opened a new door of diplomacy between the two African nations.

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As the two countries keep pressing different economic plans, the visit ushers in crucial business opportunities as the business community listed seven priorities, they “would focus on in bilateral talks between Tanzania …