Tanzania Foreign Direct Investment 1970-2022

Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Tanzania foreign direct investment for 2020 was $0.68B, a 43.73% decline from 2019.
  • Tanzania foreign direct investment for 2019 was $1.22B, a 25.28% increase from 2018.
  • Tanzania foreign direct investment for 2018 was $0.97B, a 3.61% increase from 2017.
  • Tanzania foreign direct investment for 2017 was $0.94B, a 8.53% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Inflows, US $
Mozambique $3.19B
Ethiopia $2.40B
Democratic Republic of Congo $1.50B
Senegal $1.48B
Uganda $0.87B
Tanzania $0.68B
Chad $0.56B
Mali $0.54B
Somalia $0.46B
Niger $0.36B
Madagascar $0.36B
Gambia $0.19B
Guinea $0.18B
Benin $0.17B
Zimbabwe $0.15B
Sierra Leone $0.14B
Nepal $0.13B
Tajikistan $0.11B
Rwanda $0.10B
Liberia $0.09B
Eritrea $0.07B
Malawi $0.05B
Central African Republic $0.03B
Haiti $0.03B
Guinea-Bissau $0.02B
South Sudan $0.02B
Afghanistan $0.01B
North Korea $0.01B
Burundi $0.01B
Comoros $0.00B
Togo $-0.06B
Burkina Faso $-0.10B
Tanzania Foreign Direct Investment - Historical Data
Year Inflows, US $ % of GDP
2020 $0.68B 1.10%
2019 $1.22B 1.99%
2018 $0.97B 1.70%
2017 $0.94B 1.76%
2016 $0.86B 1.74%
2015 $1.51B 3.18%
2014 $1.42B 2.83%
2013 $2.09B 4.57%
2012 $1.80B 4.54%
2011 $1.23B 3.55%
2010 $1.81B 5.66%
2009 $0.95B 3.28%
2008 $1.38B 4.95%
2007 $0.58B 2.66%
2006 $0.40B 2.16%
2005 $0.94B 5.08%
2004 $0.44B 2.65%
2003 $0.32B 2.09%
2002 $0.40B 2.80%
2001 $0.55B 4.04%
2000 $0.46B 3.46%
1999 $0.52B 4.06%
1998 $0.17B 1.40%
1997 $0.16B 2.05%
1996 $0.15B 2.31%
1995 $0.12B 2.28%
1994 $0.05B 1.11%
1993 $0.02B 0.48%
1992 $0.01B 0.26%
1991 $0.00B 0.00%
1990 $0.00B 0.00%
1989 $0.01B 0.13%
1988 $0.00B 0.07%
1987 $-0.00B 0.07%
1986 $-0.01B 0.07%
1985 $0.01B 0.07%
1984 $-0.01B 0.07%
1983 $0.00B 0.07%
1982 $0.02B 0.07%
1981 $0.02B 0.07%
1980 $0.00B 0.07%
1979 $0.01B 0.07%
1978 $0.01B 0.07%
1977 $0.00B 0.07%
1976 $0.01B 0.07%
1975 $-0.00B 0.07%
1974 $-0.00B 0.07%
1973 $0.01B 0.07%
1972 $0.01B 0.07%
1971 $0.01B 0.07%
1970 $0.00B 0.07%