Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP reached 11.0 % in 2017 in Tanzania, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 6.19 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Tanzania reached an all time high of 26.3 % in 1995 and an all time low of 7.47 % in 1988. When compared to Tanzania's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Kenya amounted to 9.76 %, 28.8 % in Mozambique, 14.2 % in Uganda and 9.24 % in Zambia in 2017.
Tanzania has been ranked 117th within the group of 156 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP, 26 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Trade in services is the sum of service exports and imports divided by the value of GDP, all in current US dollars.