The United Republic of Tanzania

TANZANIA INVESTMENT CENTRE




Mining has placed Tanzania in the higher ranks of African economies in terms of attracting FDIs. Tanzania is endowed with a variety of industrial minerals and precious metals as well as gemstones. These include iron ore, soda ash, coal, clay soil, uranium, gold, diamond and tanzanite.

  • Processing of precious metals and gemstones.
  • Establishing a caustic soda refinery plant in Engaruka
  • Production of iron ore and steel in Liganga;
  • Processing of nickel in Kabanga; and
  • Extracting Uranium in Mkuju.
  • Investment in minerals smelters

  • Minerals export accounted for USD 1.37bn of the total value of Tanzania’s export in 2015 (i.e. 24%) with gold representing more than 90% of minerals export.
  • Tanzania is endowed with a variety of industrial minerals and precious metals as well as gemstones.
  • The minerals include iron ore, soda ash, coal, clay soil, uranium and gold.
  • Tanzania has a variety of gemstones, including aquamarine, garnet, ruby, sapphire, tourmaline and tanzanite
  • Most of these resources are being exported in their raw form without being processed; thus denying the country jobs.


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