This policy brief aims at assessing the trade development and competitiveness of Tanzania by assessing the productivity of its firms against the background of further integration into the East African Community (EAC). The note addresses both the export premium of an internationalization strategy, the opportunities for specialization within the EAC and the impact of the challenges that currently are hindering trade competitiveness.
This policy brief presents the summary of the findings from the Round 8 of the Afrobarometer survey conducted in Tanzania in March-April 2021 concerning citizens’ perceptions on the free movement of people within East African borders. An increasing number of Tanzanians in both urban and rural areas support free movement of people for trade and […]
Tanzanians have mixed views on free cross-border trade but support government autonomy in handling its internal affairs
On this Policy Brief, the findings as picked from the Afrobarometer Survey Round 8 conducted in March and April 2021 show that Tanzanians are divided on supporting free trade. They, however, value the need of having controlled foreign traders in the country. Read the full details into this brief as linked further below. REPOA is […]
The 2022-23 Business Climate Survey for Nordic Companies in Tanzania is a joint initiative of the Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden and REPOA. The survey is based on a mixed methods assessment of firms drawn from a non-probability sample of 99 firms operating in Tanzania mainland and Zanzibar. The survey was carried out between […]
On this Policy Brief, the findings as picked from the Afrobarometer Survey Round 8 reveal that Tanzanians value more independent pursuit of development than conditional foreign financing. REPOA is Tanzania’s Afrobarometer country partner. The following are the key policy recommendations: Please read the full details of this Afrobarometer survey related brief just below…