Tanzania's Seaports and Transport Corridors as Development Opportunity for East and Southern Africa

July 1, 2014

Favorable economic growth prospects for the East and Southern Africa region will result in increased trade flows. This puts significant pressure on Tanzania’s port and transport infrastructure, suggesting the need to address trade gaps through interventions, which need to balance between infrastructure investment and institutional reform aspects. Specific investments should prioritize port development and transport corridor infrastructure to facilitate regional trade connectivity. Institutional upgrades can contribute to improve coordination in the hinterland access regime and encourage efficiency-enhancing reforms.

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Topics: INFRASTRUCTURE TRANSPORTATION REGIONAL INTEGRATION

Regions: TANZANIA EAST AFRICA SOUTHERN AFRICA

Authors: AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK EUROPEAN UNION TRADEMARK EAST AFRICA

Publishing Institution: AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

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