Natural resources include hydroelectric potential, coal, iron, gemstones, gold, natural gas, nickel, diamonds and crude oil potential. Tanzania is sub-Saharan Africa’s fourth gold producer and gold accounts for 90% of mineral exports. Exploration in Tanzania’s petroleum sector has increased and there are around a dozen companies operating in Tanzania with oil and gas related concerns.
Sources: RWI, US State Gov
EITI Status: Compliant country
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June 2013 – Tanzania EITI’s third reconciliation report was published. Download it.
17 December 2012 – PWYP Tanzania publish a paper analysing Tanzania’s draft natural gas policy law (PDF).