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Manufacturing

Zanzibar is committed to developing a modern manufacturing industry with backward and forward linkages. The Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar (RGZ) is encouraging light manufacturing through putting in place attractive incentives for industrial projects. -

Free Economic Zones have been purposely established to attract private investment, with the Business Environment Improvement Programme providing a strong roadmap. Zanzibar passed a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Act in 2015, creating a framework for attracting private capital to develop, operate and maintain essential infrastructure and services. Furthermore, RGZ has strengthened Zanzibar Bureau of Standards as a way of ensuring quality of products and services.

INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES 

Food Agro-processing Industries for Milling, Processing, Packaging and Canning

  • Meat and fish: meat cuts and meat products; fish fillet and fish products; poultry and poultry products.
  • Horticulture Food products: vegetables and fruits.
  • Natural sweetness: sugar, honey and their derivative products.
  • Salts: Rock salts and sea salts.
  • Dairy Products: milk and milk products.
  • Beverages: soft drinks, organic juices.
  • Natural Food Additives: spices, seaweed and culinary herbs.
  • Grains: e.g maize, rice and wheat and Tubers: e.g cassava and potatoes.

Textile, Apparel and Beauty Products Industries

  • Textile and Garments.
  • Cosmetics and fragrances.

Building and Construction material industries

  • Household electrification material for wiring and lighting.
  • Sanitary ware, ironmongery and plumbing accessories.
  • Bricks and building blocks.
  • Construction aggregates.
  • Wall Protection Paints, Wallpapers and Roofing Materials.
  • Wood Building Columns, Panels and Decorative Products.
  • Construction stones, Decorative and Paving Stones.
  • Building Construction Glass and Decoration Glass/Glassware.
  • Gypsum Building Columns and Panels and Decorative products.

Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment Supply Industries

  • Malaria and Tropical disease drugs.
  • Antibiotics drugs.
  • Medical Consumable supplies: e.g bandages, gauze, plasters, and surgical gloves.
  • Vaccines.
  • Medical Surgical Equipment and Machinery.
  • Medical Diagnostic Equipment and Machinery.

High Value Intellectual Capital industries

  • Biotechnology industries.
  • Industrial material and Product Innovation.

Consumer Durable Goods Production- Component Manufacturer and/or Assembling

  • Domestic Appliances e.g cookers, catering equipment, refrigerators and air conditions.
  • Office equipment: e.g computers, printers and e-commerce equipment.
  • Household utensils: e.g cookware, crockery and chinaware.
  • Consumer electronics goods (e.g laptop computers, television receiver sets, audio visual entertainment equipment, cellphone hand sets and e-notepads.
  • Office and school stationeries.
  • Private automotive vehicle and Motorized riders.
  • Capital Good Production- Component Assembly.
  • Fishing Boats and Commercial Fishing Vessels.
  • Fixed and Mobile telecommunication equipment.

Get in touch

For inquiries, comments and advice please contact us at the following address:

Executive Director
Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority (ZIPA)
Maruhubi Complex - Zanzibar 
United Republic of Tanzania
Phone: +255 24 2233026; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Working Hours: Mon - Fri: 07:30 am - 03:30 pm

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