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Tanzania Mining Report Q4 2011 - Product Image

Tanzania Mining Report Q4 2011

  • ID: 1933288
  • September 2011
  • Region: Tanzania
  • 69 Pages
  • Business Monitor International


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New Super tax To Weigh On Sector

In June 2011, Tanzania's parliament approved a new super-profit tax on the mining sector, in a move which BMI believes could now weigh on inward investment into the country. The tax formed part of a new US$27.4bn five-year national development plan for the country. However, the government has not yet indicated at what percentage rate this tax will be levied and on which level of profits. There is also no clear indication on when the planned super-tax may be introduced and it is still not clear whether this tax will be levied solely on new mining sector entrants or whether it will be levied on all mining companies currently operating in Tanzania.

On one hand, it is clear why the government has taken such a step, as it seeks to claim a greater share of the country's mineral wealth. According to a June 2011 report on Reuters, annual gold exports have tripled over the past five years, to around US$1.5bn, but government revenues from the mining sector have remained static, at around US$100mn a year.

However, weighed against this has to be the negative impact that such a super-tax will have on existing mining company sentiment towards READ MORE >


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Executive Summary

SWOT Analysis
Tanzania Political SWOT
Tanzania Economic SWOT
Tanzania Business Environment SWOT

Global Mining Outlook
Table: Recent Tax Increases
Table: Largest Coal Projects
Table: Frontier Mining Projects

Industry Trends And Key Projects
Table: Projects In The Pipeline

Business Environment
Mining Business Environment Ratings
Table: Africa Mining Business Environment Ratings
Tanzania's Business Environment
Table: BMI's Business And Operation Risk Ratings
Table: BMI's Legal Framework Ratings
Table: Labour Force Quality
Table: Annual Foreign Direct Investment Inflows Into The Middle East And Africa, 2006-2008
Table: BMI's Trade And Investment Ratings
Table: Tanzania's Top Export Destinations, 2002-2009

Political Outlook
Domestic Politics
Long-Term Political Outlook

Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Tanzania's Mining Industry, 2008-2015
Table: Recent Tax Increases

Regulatory Structure

Company Profiles
African Barrick Gold
IMX Resources
Midlands Minerals

Commodity Strategy – Metals Update

Global Assumptions, Q4 2011
Table: Global Assumptions, 2009-2015
Table: Global And Regional Real GDP Growth, 2010-2013 (% change y-o-y)
Table: Developed Market Exchange Rates, 2010-2013 (average)
Table: Emerging Market Exchange Rates, 2010-2013 (average)
Developed States
Table: Developed States' Real GDP Growth, 2010-2013 (% change y-o-y)
Emerging Markets
Table: Emerging Markets' Real GDP Growth Forecasts, 2010-2013 (% change y-o-y)

Business Environment Ratings Methodology
Table: Mining Business Environment Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Components

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