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Frequently Asked Questions
May 2, 2022

The Tanzania Country Commercial Guide (CCG) lists the leading sectors for U.S. exports and investment in Tanzania. The Tanzania Country Commercial Guide (PDF 692 KB) gives a brief synopsis of the information contained in this comprehensive report.

Aside from the best prospect sectors, U.S. firms should also be aware of opportunities in other sectors of the Tanzanian economy. Contact us for information on the market of opportunities for your particular product or service.

The U.S. Commercial Service Office in Tanzania provides many services to help U.S. companies identify potential Tanzanian partners. Our business matchmaking services are designed to help you locate, screen, and meet with potential buyers, representatives, distributors, and joint venture partners.

If your firm is having difficulties with a Tanzanian company, please feel free to contact us and provide detailed information about the situation, contact data, and documented proof of unsuccessful attempts at resolving the problem. We will analyze your case and provide assistance accordingly. Please be advised that the Embassy, by its own initiative, does not intervene in questions arising from private transactions. It does, however, attempt to clarify misunderstandings.

If you need legal advice, please visit: Legal Assistance

Please take into account that the listing of a firm does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Embassy or any other agency of the U.S. Government.

You will find information about “Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards-FAIRS” in the Foreign Agricultural Service home page www.fas.usda.gov.

If you need additional information or assistance, please contact: Benjamin.Mtaki@fas.usda.gov

The American Chamber of Commerce in Tanzania can provide you with the names of U.S. companies established in Tanzania.

Please visit their website at www.amcham-tz.com or email them at info@amcham-tz.com.

Our Department of Commerce, Foreign Commercial Services Office also has information to help potential investors learn more about the climate in Tanzania.

The main goal of commercial services in Tanzania is to promote trade and investment by:

  • Supporting U.S. business and investors in Tanzania
  • Improving the investment climate
  • Promoting U.S. products and services

The U.S. Embassy offers a number of fee-based services, including:

  • Gold Key Service
  • International Partner Search
  • International Company Profile
  • Single Company Promotion

Senior Commercial Officer
U.S. Embassy in Tanzania
PO Box 9123, Dar es Salaam
Tel: 255-22-229-4243
Fax: 255-22-229-4970

Email: drscommercial@state.gov