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Has East Africa's clothing chain reached a tipping point? 19 Nov 2019

Two potential windows of opportunity are simultaneously opening for the East African cotton-to-clothing supply chain: the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the expected shift of garment production from Asia to Africa.


SOURCING: Tanzania adds to Africa’s apparel sourcing mix 20 May 2015

Kenya, Ethiopia and Uganda are all ramping up their efforts to put Africa on the apparel sourcing map with a range of policies designed to encourage mills, manufacturers and buyers to invest. But another country vying for a slice of the action is Tanzania, with ambitions to offer the best overall package in Africa.

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Tanzania rejoins ICAC to develop cotton potential 12 Dec 2019

Tanzania has rejoined the International Cotton Advisory Council (ICAC) in a move that could help develop the "untapped potential" of its cotton sector.


Cotton made in Africa funds Tanzania health outpost 1 Jun 2016

The Cotton made in Africa (CmiA) initiative has approved funding for a health outpost in rural Tanzania as the first project in its new Community Cooperation Program (CCP).


Tanzania garment sector seeks investment 30 Oct 2014

The Tanzanian government has published a guide to its textile and garment sub-sector in an effort to attract increased international investment into the country.


US: Pledges to boost trade with Africa 2 Jul 2013

US President Barack Obama has pledged to work to boost trade and commerce between the United States and Africa through a new initiative called Trade Africa.


TANZANIA: Qualifies for duty-free textile exports to SACU states 26 Feb 2007

Tanzania has been granted a five-year export license to supply textiles and garments duty-free to the member states of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU).