Tanzania is the 107th largest export economy in the world and the 107th most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Tanzania exported $5.3B and imported $8.17B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $2.88B. In 2017 the GDP of Tanzania was $52.1B and its GDP per capita was $2.95k.
The top exports of Tanzania are Gold ($1.55B), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($612M), Raw Tobacco ($344M), Coffee ($160M) and Fish Fillets ($157M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.36B), Packaged Medicaments ($335M), Palm Oil ($261M), Wheat ($176M) and Cars ($154M).
The top export destinations of Tanzania are India ($1.11B), South Africa ($709M), China ($329M), Vietnam ($314M) and Switzerland ($275M). The top import origins are China ($1.69B), India ($1.2B), the United Arab Emirates ($562M), South Africa ($493M) and Saudi Arabia ($441M).