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INDIA : India’s Trade with the African Region notched US$ 38.96 Billion in the year 2009-10 (DGCI&S provisional figures) constituting 8.37% share in India’s total trade. Trade with the region has grown at a CAGR of 18.10% from US$ 4.48 Billion in 1996-97.
AFRICA : 54 Countries, 1 billion people, US$ 1.01 Billion of trade. Imports worth US$ 468 billion include Mineral Fuels, Oils, Machinery, Vehicles including Boats, Ships, Aircrafts, Electronics & Electricals, Iron & Steel & Articles thereof, Cereals, Plastics, Pharmaceuticals, etc.

Top 20 product groups imported by select African countries ............. [More].
Tanzania's Top 20 Products of Global Imports at 2 Digit HS Code Level
The top 20 product items contribute to 78.37% of the total imports of Tanzania in 2008. Major supplier countries to Tanzania were India, China, South Africa, Kenya, UAE, Japan, germany, UK, USA and Sweden in the year 2008.Top 10 supplier countries constituted 69.20% share in Tanzania's total imports of 2008.
Value in Million US$
India
Rank in Tanzania's Global Imports Year 2008
HS Code
Description
Tanzania's Global Imports Value in 2008 (USD Million)
% Share of Product Group in Tanzania's Global Imports Year 2008
%age Change in Global Imports of Tanzania 2008/2007
Major Supplier Countries (Top 3 suppliers in 2008)
Supplier Country's %age Share in Tanzania's Global Imports of Product Group 
%age Change in Imports from Major Supplier 2008/ 2007
Rank (2008)
India's %age Share in Tanzania's Global Imports of Product Group 
%age Change in Imports from India 2008/ 2007
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TOTAL
All products
6,146
100
27
India
17.3
133
-
-
-
China
15.5
58
South Africa
8.2
32
1
84
Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery, etc
753
12
50
China
14.2
63
4th
9.2
89
Germany
11.3
54
Netherlands
9.4
101
2
27
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products, etc
718
12
257
India
71.7
371
-
-
-
Singapore
13.2
47463
South Africa
4.4
22
3
85
Electrical, electronic equipment
613
10
2
China
23.7
60
8th
3.9
73
Sweden
16.7
55
South Africa
7.3
3
4
87
Vehicles other than railway, tramway
561
9
-1
Japan
27.5
54
5th
7.8
59
China
17.8
70
UK 
11.8
9
5
39
Plastics and articles thereof
255
4
17
South Africa
14.6
82
4th 
10.1
24
Japan
11.7
46
Kenya
10.1
12
6
72
Iron and steel
255
4
87
South Africa
23.7
18
-
-
-
India
17.7
113
Kenya
14.3
141
7
73
Articles of iron or steel
210
3
40
China
22.1
31
5th
7.7
27
South Africa
20.3
23
Kenya
10.2
73
8
30
Pharmaceutical products
188
3
-11
India
29.1
52
-
-
-
France
27.1
-40
Kenya
12.7
21
9
15
Animal,vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products, etc
186
3
-2
Malaysia
60.8
16
15th
0.1
75
Kenya
15.4
37
Indonesia
10.8
-49
10
31
Fertilizers
145
2
213
Ukraine
34.7
623
9th
1.1
23143
Finland
22.6
85
Russia 
8.4
419
11
40
Rubber and articles thereof
137
2
-42
China
39.8
40
India
10.8
50
UAE
7.7
-93
12
10
Cereals
136
2
-5
Russia 
26.2
-18
14th
0.2
-49
Argentina
23.6
-17
Viet Nam
16.8
46
13
63
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing etc
105
2
49
USA
20.1
55
6th
7
158
China
12.2
53
Canada
12
35
14
48
Paper & paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board
99
2
27
South Africa
30.5
66
-
-
-
Kenya
11.7
-10
India
8.3
43
15
62
Articles of apparel, accessories, not knit or crochet
87
1
30
India
49.7
103
-
-
-
China
16.8
3
Thailand
7.9
21
16
52
Cotton
85
1
23
China
68.9
43
-
-
-
India
22
-9
Hong Kong
4.2
102
17
38
Miscellaneous chemical products
78
1
0
South Africa
19.4
27
6th
5.7
13
China
14.8
92
Kenya
13.4
26
18
90
Optical, photo, technical, medical, etc apparatus
70
1
32
South Africa
21.3
35
5th
6.3
34
Germany
13.7
137
China
8.7
16
19
94
Furniture, lighting, signs, prefabricated buildings
69
1
37
UAE
28.3
-10
7
2.6
51
China
21.7
49
South Africa
10.6
82
20
99
Commodities not elsewhere specified
66
1
7
Netherlands
13.6
204
6
9
329
USA
12.9
-46
Japan
11.3
116

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