Tanzania Freight Transport and Shipping Report Q4 2016

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Date: 14-Sep-2016
No. of pages: 46

BMI View: A rapidly expanding economy and increasing consumption is benefiting freight transport in

Tanzania, accounting for our healthy forecasts across freight modes in 2016 and throughout the medium

term. Ongoing and future infrastructure improvement projects in air, rail, road and the country's largest

port Dar es Salaam will accommodate the anticipated growth, with foreign investment playing an important

role in funding several projects. Enhanced trade relations and Tanzania's gateway role to landlocked East

African countries also support our positive outlook.

Latest Forecasts And Updates

? The Mwalimu Julius Nyerere International Airport expansion project by Swissoport is expected to be

ready by the end of May 2016, with the terminal's handling capacity increasing to 80,000 tonnes.

? The building of a 242km highway connecting Tanga City to Bagamoyo will start in 2017, as announced

by the Minister for Works, Transport and Communication in April 2016, while the Kigamboni Bridge is

now operational and links the central business district of Dar es Salaam to the Kigamboni ward.

? Tanzania is cooperating with Burundi and Rwanda to construct a shared railway through the Central

Corridor, and the target is to commence the project in 2017.

? Dar es Salaam Port will undergo major infrastructure improvement following the recent acquisition of a

USD600mn loan from the World Bank.

? Tanzania has been working on improving international trade relations through meetings and agreement

negotiations held over the past months with trade partners such as Russia and Rwanda.

? For 2016, we forecast road freight to increase by 3.8% to 228.6mn tonnes, air freight to increase by 4.6%,

rail freight to increase by 4.3% to 432,510 tonnes, Port of Dar es Salaam tonnage throughput growth at

8.2% and total trade real growth at 8.1%.

Tanzania Freight Transport and Shipping Report Q4 2016

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View 5
Table: Trade Overview (Tanzania 2013-2020) 6
SWOT 7
Industry Forecast 9
Trade Forecast 9
Table: Trade Overview (Tanzania 2013-2020) 11
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Tanzania 2013-2020) 11
Table: Top 5 Trade Partners - Product Imports (2008-2013), USDmn 12
Table: Top 5 Trade Partners - Product Exports (2008-2013), USDmn 13
Road Freight Forecast 14
Table: Road Freight (Tanzania 2013-2020) 17
Rail Freight Forecast 18
Table: Rail Freight (Tanzania 2013-2020) 21
Air Freight Forecast 22
Table: Air Freight (Tanzania 2014-2020) 23
Shipping Forecast 24
Table: Major Ports Data (Tanzania 2013-2020) 26
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Tanzania 2013-2020) 27
Table: Top 5 Trade Partners - Product Imports (2013), USDmn 28
Table: Top 5 Trade Partners - Product Exports (2013), USDmn 29
Market Overview 30
Company Profile 35
Tanzania Zambia Railway Authority (TAZARA) 35
Demographic Forecast 38
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Tanzania 1990-2025) 39
Table: Key Population Ratios (Tanzania 1990-2025) 39
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Tanzania 1990-2025) 40
Table: Population By Age Group (Tanzania 1990-2025) 40
Table: Population By Age Group % (Tanzania 1990-2025) 41
Methodology 43
Industry Forecast Methodology 43
Sector-Specific Methodology 44
Sources 46

List of Tables

Table: Trade Overview (Tanzania 2013-2020)
Table: Trade Overview (Tanzania 2013-2020)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Tanzania 2013-2020)
Table: Top 5 Trade Partners - Product Imports (2008-2013), USDmn
Table: Top 5 Trade Partners - Product Exports (2008-2013), USDmn
Table: Road Freight (Tanzania 2013-2020)
Table: Rail Freight (Tanzania 2013-2020)
Table: Air Freight (Tanzania 2014-2020)
Table: Major Ports Data (Tanzania 2013-2020)
Table: Key Trade Indicators (Tanzania 2013-2020)
Table: Top 5 Trade Partners - Product Imports (2013), USDmn
Table: Top 5 Trade Partners - Product Exports (2013), USDmn
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Tanzania 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Tanzania 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Tanzania 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Tanzania 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Tanzania 1990-2025)
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