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2021
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Exports
: $420M, Rnk 7 / 160

2021
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Top Product
: $126M, Other Oily Seeds

2021
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Exports
: $5.14B, Rnk 69 / 209

2021
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Top Product
: $171M, Coated Flat-Rolled Iron

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI -1.09, Rnk 111 / 131

2021
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Economic Complexity (ECI)
: ECI 1.07, Rnk 25 / 131

2021
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GDP
: $67.8B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 74 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: 95.6%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 17 / 182

2021
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 GDP
: $17.7T, CURRENT US$
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2011-2021
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GDP GROWTH
: 135%, CURRENT US$
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2021
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GDP PC 
: $1,136, CURRENT US$
Rnk 159 / 182

2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 45.3%, CURRENT US$
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2021
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GDP PC
: $12,556, CURRENT US$
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2011-2021
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GDP PC GROWTH
: 124%, CURRENT US$
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Tanzania-China In 2021, Tanzania exported $420M to China. The main products that Tanzania exported to China are Other Oily Seeds ($126M), Raw Copper ($51.6M), and Refined Copper ($44.4M). During the last 26 years the exports of Tanzania to China have increased at an annualized rate of 16%, from $8.79M in 1995 to $420M in 2021.

In 2021, Tanzania did not export any services to China.

China-Tanzania In 2021, China exported $5.14B to Tanzania. The main products that China exported to Tanzania were Coated Flat-Rolled Iron ($171M), Rubber Footwear ($161M), and Synthetic Filament Yarn Woven Fabric ($138M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Tanzania have increased at an annualized rate of 16.7%, from $93.2M in 1995 to $5.14B in 2021.

In 2021, China did not export any services to Tanzania.

Comparison In 2021,  Tanzania ranked 111 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.09), and 104 in total exports ($8.56B). That same year, China ranked 25 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.07), and 1 in total exports ($3.34T).

Historical Data

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Bilateral Trade by Products

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Depth
Value

In 2021, Tanzania exported $420M to China. The main products exported from Tanzania to China were Other Oily Seeds ($126M), Raw Copper ($51.6M), and Refined Copper ($44.4M). During the last 26 years the exports of Tanzania to China have increased at an annualized rate of 16%, from $8.79M in 1995 to $420M in 2021.

In 2021, China exported $5.14B to Tanzania. The main products exported from China to Tanzania were Coated Flat-Rolled Iron ($171M), Rubber Footwear ($161M), and Synthetic Filament Yarn Woven Fabric ($138M). During the last 26 years the exports of China to Tanzania have increased at an annualized rate of 16.7%, from $93.2M in 1995 to $5.14B in 2021.

Tanzania Exports

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Market Competitiveness

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Tanzania
Top Destination
: India, $1.86B

China
Top Destination
: United States, $530B

This map shows whether countries import more from Tanzania or China. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Tanzania and China or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2021, countries that imported more from Tanzania than China were American Samoa ($350).

In 2021, countries that imported more from China than Tanzania were United States ($530B), Hong Kong ($323B), and Japan ($168B).

Comparative Advantage Tanzania - China

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This chart compares trade between Tanzania and China by product, considering products traded by both, Tanzania and China.

During 2021, Tanzania had a large net trade with China in the exports of Vegetable Products ($134M), Metals ($108M), and Textiles ($40.8M).

During 2021, China had a large net trade with Tanzania in the exports of Machines ($1.07B), Metals ($902M), and Textiles ($808M).

Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Tanzania has comparative advantage over China. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more China has comparative advantage over Tanzania.