Tanzania is the 77th largest export economy in the world and the 83rd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Tanzania exported $4.74B and imported $7.85B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $3.11B. In 2016 the GDP of Tanzania was $47.4B and its GDP per capita was $2.79k.
The top exports of Tanzania are Gold ($1.65B), Raw Tobacco ($359M), Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews ($347M), Precious Metal Ore ($321M) and Glass Bottles ($197M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($1.34B), Palm Oil ($271M), Packaged Medicaments ($265M), Cars ($208M) and Wheat ($189M).
The top export destinations of Tanzania are Switzerland ($767M), India ($702M), South Africa ($631M), China ($354M) and Kenya ($313M). The top import origins are China ($3.57B), India ($1.77B), South Africa ($442M), the United Arab Emirates ($424M) and Malaysia ($256M).