INDIA ‘s high Commissioner to Tanzania ,Mr Sandeep Arya has urged Tanzania Traders to grab Opportunities to export to India to tap into the huge consumer market billed to become third largest by 2025.
Speaking at the Gujarat Business Delegation’s Meeting in Dar es Salaam, he cited teakwood, sunflower and vegetables oil as among items which are highly demanded products in India.
“We need Tanzania investors in Our Country”,he said at the meeting which gathered various investors to discuss economic related issues.
Also the High Commissioner used the opportunity to invite Tanzanians in the “2019 Vibrant Gujarat- Global Summit” in India. He called upon Tanzanians to fully engage in the business with assurance of sustainable markets.
INDIA ‘s high Commissioner to Tanzania ,Mr Sandeep Arya addressing the people during the summit.
The acting President of Tanzania chamber of commerce,industry and Agriculture(TCCIA), Mr Octavian Mshiu,said Gujarat Delegation come at the right time when Tanzania is promoting and encouraging business community to open industry in line with the national development plan by 2025.
He said that Tanzania was on the path to revive various industry ,including the textiles ,reminding participants that in rate 1960’s textiles under cotton value chain contribute to 25 per cent of employment as well as 25 per cent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
According to him ,there were more 50 textiles mills most of which are currently non-functional ,stressing that Tanzania was on path toward revival of cotton value chain supremacy.
“We therefore urge our friends from Gujarat to have serious engagement with Textiles Development Unit at the Ministry of Industry for more updated information on the industry.The unit is known for the selling proposition phrase ,positioning our country as “ the best overall location fro making apparel in Africa”, he said.
The president added that ,with over 70 percent of the populations which stand at 55 million engaging in agriculture,that gives a large significance for food Security in Tanzania and with that all automation related value addition in the sector.
Acting President of Tanzania chamber of commerce,industry and Agriculture(TCCIA), Mr Octavian Mshiu Addressing the people during the summit.
Former Chairman of the Tanzania Private sector Foundation ,Dr Reginald Mengi also urged Tanzania to embrace daring spirit for everything as well as proper use of the available resources for their development and the National at large.