Category: Tradepoint 
Status: Operational 

Tanzania Trade Development Authority (TanTrade)



Tanzania Trade Development Authority (TanTrade) was established by Parliament Act No. 4 of 2009 and commenced on September 3, 2010. It is a statutory organ vested with regulatory, executive, advisory and consultative power of developing and promoting both internal and external trade in Tanzania.

Trade Point Tanzania is hosted by TanTrade. The main functions of the Authority as set out in the Act include, among others:

  • Advise the Government on matters relating to the formulation, development, supervision and implementation of trade policies and strategies;
  • Integrate and regulate the domestic market development;
  • Collaborate with other institutions in organizing production of products and offering of services;
  • Foster better market access conditions for Tanzanian products and services at domestic, regional and international markets.


1. e-Trade ID
Access to the e-Trade ID introduced to bring a higher level of security to all parties involved in a transaction. A digital identity bringing a unique credential that can be used to access to WTPF services.

2. Electronic Trade Opportunities (ETO Trust)

Provides access to the ETO Trust system of WTPF, which allows certified SMEs to post and receive selling and buying leads of products and services of the member companies of the Trade Points and e-TradeDesks.

3. Trade Research

Undertakes market research for entering into new markets.

4. Trade Mission Visits

Logistical support and meeting arrangements for trade missions for member companies.

5. Trade Information

Assistance to members in their various trade information requirements.


Address: Tanzania Trade Development Authority (TanTrade)

Mwl. J. K. Nyerere Trade Fair Ground, Plot No. 436, Block A, Kilwa Road, P.O. Box 5402, Dar es Salaam,Tanzania


Working Language: Swahili/ English

Manager: Latifa Khamis, General Director



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