A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) visited Tanzania on 3rd-13th April 2017 and held discussions with the authorities on how to address the…
Tanzania’s GDP (at current market prices) was USD 44.5bn in 2015 versus USD 31.4bn in 2010 (+41%).
Tanzania’s annual GDP growth rate averaged 7% over the past 5 years, making it one of the 20 fastest growing economies in the world and beating the Sub-Saharan Africa average GDP growth rate of 4.4% during the same period.
According to the latest data, Tanzania’s GDP grew at a rate of 7.9% in Q2 2016 reaching USD5.3b at constant prices, compared to USD5b in Q2 2015 with a growth rate of 5.8%.
During the period, the transport sector recorded the highest growth rate of 30.6% followed by mining (20.5%), and information and communication (12.6%).
Tanzania GDP Forecast
The Bank of Tanzania (BOT) forecasts that in 2016 the country will achieve 7.2% annual GDP growth thanks to increased electricity and cement production, improved tax collection and increased amount of loans to the private sector by commercial banks.
According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) the economy of Tanzania will grow by 7.2% in 2016 and by 7.1% in 2017, while the World Bank (WB) estimates for the same period are 6.8% and 7%.
During the same period the WB estimates that the Sub-Saharan region’s GDP is projected to grow by 4% in 2016, and 5.1% in 2017.
The WB notes that in the coming years, Tanzania’s economic growth will be driven by hospitality, construction, finance, and trade.
The World Bank (WB) published the ninth edition of its Tanzania Economic Update in April 2017, showing a strong and resilient economy, which however may…
Tanzania’s GDP grew at a rate of 6.2% in Q3 2016 reaching TZS11.6tn at constant prices, compared to TZS10.8tn and a growth rate of 7.3%…
The fifth review of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program in Tanzania indicates that the country faces downside macroeconomic risks that could adversely affect its…
Tanzania’s annual average GDP growth is forecasted to increase to 8.2% in 2020 thanks to improvements in power supply and development projects.
TanzaniaInvest had the pleasure of interviewing Bhaswar Mukhopadhyay, Resident Representative of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Tanzania.
The fifth review of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program in Tanzania concluded that the country’s macroeconomic performances remain strong.
Tanzania’s GDP grew at a rate of 7.9% in Q2 2016 reaching TZS11.7tn at constant prices, compared to TZS10.9tn in Q2 2015 with a growth…
In the first quarter of 2016, Tanzania’s GDP grew at a rate of 5.5%, reaching TZS11.8tn, compared to TZS11.1tn in Q1 2015, Tanzania’s National Bureau…
The fourth review of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program in Tanzania concluded that the country’s macroeconomic performances remain strong.