Blueprint for Regulatory Reforms to Improve Tanzanian Business Environment

Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dodoma has in May 2018 published a Blueprint for Regulatory Reforms to Improve the Business Environment dated December 2017. The Blueprint provides the Government’s main framework for enabling a holistic review of the business enabling environment (BEE) in order to improve the business climate in Tanzania. It presents key … Read more

Mining Commission appointed

The President, Dr John Pombe Magufuli, on Wednesday 18 April 2018 has appointed with immediate effect Professor Idris Suleiman Kikula, a former vice chancellor of a state university, as Chairman of the new Mining Commission and also named 8 Commissioners to serve under him, to regulate and monitor the mining industry and mining operations in Tanzania … Read more

Mining – Local Content Regulations 2018

Mining – Local Content Regulations 2018 have been published. They are detailed and concise in their scope and application but are materially unclear in some aspects. As regards foreign service providers please note for instance: Regulation 8(6): A non-indigenous Tanzanian company which intends to provide goods or services to a contractor, a subcontractor, licensee, the Corporation or … Read more

Registration with Workers Compensation Fund (WCF)

The Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and the Disabled, Ms Jenista Mhagama, has warned that stern legal measures will be taken against all employers failing to fully comply with the law, through contributions to the WCF, which became operational in July 2015. See article in Daily News on … Read more

Survey of companies with foreign liabilities in Tanzania

Bank of Tanzania (BOT) in collaboration with Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC), and National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) is conducting a survey of establishments with foreign liabilities in Tanzania. The survey will be implemented during November 2017 to March, 2018 and will cover data for 2015 and 2016. During the survey, a team of researchers from … Read more