Tanzania recorded a trade deficit of 1038.60 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018. Balance of Trade in Tanzania averaged -1080.17 USD Million from 2012 until 2018, reaching an all time high of -501.90 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2017 and a record low of -1714.92 USD Million in the third quarter of 2013.

Balance of Trade in Tanzania is expected to be 3101.80 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Tanzania to stand at 3313.18 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Tanzania Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 3240.66 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

Tanzania Balance of Trade
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Tanzania Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -1038.60 -955.20 -501.90 -1714.92 USD Million [+]
Current Account -686.60 -531.60 -173.90 -1486.97 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.80 -4.50 -0.20 -13.40 percent [+]
Imports -2192.90 -2020.70 -1775.30 -3062.08 USD Million [+]
Exports 1154.40 1065.50 1598.90 936.20 USD Million [+]
Terms Of Trade 101.80 101.20 119.40 100.00 Index points [+]
Terrorism Index 3.37 3.41 3.98 0.06 [+]
External Debt 21917.00 21600.80 21917.00 2469.70 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows -358.50 4.60 1606.20 -1327.00 USD Million [+]

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Tanzania Balance of Trade

Tanzania major exports are agricultural commodities with tobacco, coffee, cotton, cashewnuts, tea and cloves being the most important. Other exports include gold and manufactured goods. Tanzania main exports partners are India, Japan, China, United Arab Emirates, Netherlands and Germany. Tanzania imports mostly transport equipment, machinery, constructions materials, oil, fertilizers, industrial raw materials and consumer goods. Main imports partners are: China, India, South Africa, Kenya and United Arab Emirates. This page provides the latest reported value for - Tanzania Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Tanzania Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1038.60 -955.20 -501.90 -1714.92 2012 - 2018 USD Million Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 1061.00 Jun/19
Australia 8036.00 Jun/19
Brazil 2290.00 Jul/19
Canada 135.80 Jun/19
China 450.50 Jul/19
Euro Area 20611.70 Jun/19
France -5187.00 Jun/19
Germany 16821.00 Jun/19
India -13430.00 Jul/19
Indonesia -60.00 Jul/19
Italy 5728.50 Jun/19
Japan -249.59 Jul/19
Mexico 2561.00 Jun/19
Netherlands 5158.00 Jun/19
Russia 12508.00 Jun/19
Saudi Arabia 131636.00 Mar/19
Singapore 2831.10 Jul/19
South Africa 4419.50 Jun/19
South Korea 2441.00 Jul/19
Spain -2110200.00 May/19
Switzerland 3251.00 Jun/19
Turkey -3177.27 Jun/19
United Kingdom 1779.00 Jun/19
United States -55154.00 Jun/19