Tanzania Autos Report Q1 2012

  • ID: 1991032
  • November 2011
  • Region: Tanzania
  • 24 Pages
  • Business Monitor International
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Business Monitor International's Tanzania Autos Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, auto associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on Tanzania's automotive industry.

Although Tanzania has the second highest projected average annual GDP growth over the next five years among the East African countries under review, it also has one of the lowest levels of car ownership. This suggests that there is considerable potential to be tapped in the Tanzanian new vehicle market, which is reflected in our largely positive forecast for the next five years. We have penciled in lower growth as the period continues, as the market is starting from a relatively low base, following restrictions on the allocation of foreign exchange for vehicle imports in the 1970s and 1980s which put artificial restrictions on the market's growth.

The economy is showing incredible resilience in the face of rising inflation and a weak currency, reflected in healthy growth in imported consumer goods. Data from the Bank of Tanzania for the 12 months to May 2011 show a 29.5% increase in imports of READ MORE >

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Executive Summary

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

Global Overview

Industry Trend Analysis – Economic Woes Weigh On Car Demand
Table: Passenger Car Sales (Units), Jan-August 2011
Developed Slowdown
Domestic Troubles
Slowdown: Blame It On Outsiders

Regional Overview Opportunities In Sub-Saharan Africa

Macroeconomic Forecast Scenario
Table: Tanzania – Economic Activity
Industry Forecast Scenario
Table: Tanzania Automotives Historical Data & Forecasts

Competitive Landscape Market Overview
Regional Company Monitor
Nissan's Africa Focus Bears Out BMI's Optimism

BMI Methodology
How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts

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