Trade and Industry

Kagera
Because of its strategic location in the East African Community and agriculturally rich land with plant of agricultural products and natural resources, investment in the area of pharmaceutical industry can be ideal as well investment in packaging and branding can be additional industries apart from the existing food processing industries. The ideal location of the pharmaceutical and packing industries are Bukoba and Kyerwa Districts.
Trade volume will increase as a result of regional and cross border trade and Investments. The Agricultural, Livestock and Mining sectors will have a high demand in the cross border trade and this will increase the volume of trade with its neighbors Rwanda, Burundi and DRC Congo.
Geita
The sector has shown steady growth over the years, registering an annual growth of 4% and a small contribution to GDP (8%). The sector is third in FDI contribution after agriculture and tourism. Present activities include manufacturing of simple consumer goods like food, beverages, textiles and wood products.
 
Following the recent developments in mining and agricultural sectors in the region, iIt is expected that the level of capital will increase. This will induce people to save and use their savings to expand their economic activities providing investors with ample opportunities to engage in industrial production for domestic and international consumption.
Shinyanga
The sector has shown steady growth over the years, registering an annual growth of 4% and a small contribution to GDP (8%). The sector is third in FDI contribution after agriculture and tourism. Present activities include manufacturing of simple consumer goods like food, beverages, textiles and wood products.
 
Following the recent developments in mining and agricultural sectors in the region expects the level of per capital to increase. The inducements resulting from these developments shall therefore allow savings and increase in spending. This increase in spending provides investors with opportunities to engage in industrial production for both the domestic and international markets.
Mwanza
The sector has shown steady growth over the years, registering an annual growt of 4% and a small contribution to GDP (8% ). The sector is third in FDI contribution after agriculture and tourism. Present activities include manufacturing of simple consumer goods like food, bevarages, textiles and wood products. Mwanza Region in particular is rich in supply of quality raw materials and it is fast growing manufacturing base provide existing opportunities for companies look to invest and add value to varieties of mining, fishing, agricultural and livestock products.
 
Great opportunities exist in the establishment of industries such as Chemical Industries, Food and Beverage Products; Textile, Clothing and Leather Products and Metal and Non – Metallic Products.