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  • Investment Opportunities

    Zanzibar offers opportunities in different areas of investment. Choose today, invest today!
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Zones Development

  • Construction of Industrial sheds and other types of storage facilities such as chillers and warehouse.
  • Infrastructure development
  • Roads network within the zone
  • Sewage and drainage system
  • Power generation and distribution network
  • Cleaned water
  • ICT facilities

Investing within the zones

  • Industrial sites

Manufacturing, processing, assembling and packaging of various commodities such as:-

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;
  • Dairy Products: milk and milk products;
  • Beverages: soft drinks, organic juices;
  • Natural Food Additives: spices, seaweed and culinary herbs.

Textile, Apparel and Beauty Products Industries

  • 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;
  • 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 and household furniture;
  • 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

Hospitality industry

  • Up market hotels
  • Sports tourism
  • Conference tourism.
  • Health tourism
  • Heritage tourism
  • Special cuisine restaurants
  • Sports activities, amusement and recreation activities
  • Property development
  • Establishment of ICT parks and smart villages
  • Establishment of exhibition and convention centres
  • Commercial buildings
  • Business/Industrial Parks
  • Shopping Malls
  • Office Buildings
  • Mixed-use development

Transit Trade and storage facilities

  • Warehousing and storage
  • Labeling, packaging and repackaging
  • Sorting, grading, cleaning and mixing
  • Simple assembly
  • Minor processing
  • Export oriented airport and seaport based activities

Get in touch

We welcome comments and advice in order to improve the way we serve you. For inquiries, comments and advice please contact us by filling in the form, visiting us, or contacting us using the below contact.

Zanzibar Investment Promotion Authority
Office: Maruhubi Industrial Area, Zanzibar
United Republic of Tanzania Phone: +255 24 2233026
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Working Hours: Mo-Fr: 07:30 am - 03:30 pm

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