- MONTHLY EXTERNAL MERCHANDISE TRADE STATISTICS OCTOBER 2020
- ZANZIBAR CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) FOR NOVEMBER, 2020
- THE QUARTERLY REPORT OF EXTERNAL MERCHANDISE TRADE STATISTICS Q3 (JULY – SEPTEMBER), 2020
Balance of Trade showed a deficit of TZS 55,205.8 million in October 2020, decreased by 18.7 percent compared to the corresponding month of 2019 and increased by 7.8 percent compared with the previous month.
Zanzibar Annual Headline Inflation rate for the year ending November 2020 decreased to 1.0 percent compared to 1.6 percent recorded during the year ended October 2020. Food and NonAlcoholic Beverages inflation rate decreased to 1.5 percent in November 2020 from 2.3 percent recorded in October 2020.
Total trade for the third quarter, 2020 reached to TZS 279,434.3 million; in which exports value worth TZS 9,501.0 million (domestic export contributes TZS 6,398.3 million and reexport contributes 3,102.7 TZS million) and import worth TZS 269,933.3 million.
A total of 23 accidents were reported in October, 2020 that involved 60 all victims of whom 46 were males and 14 were female were reported. Among the victims, 44 were injured and 16 were died.
Zanzibar received 12,157 visitors in October 2020 compared with 53,023 visitors in a corresponding month 2019 and 5,422 visitors in September 2020. Tourists from Europe continue to dominate the Zanzibar market by accounting 73.5 percent of the total visitors in October 2020.