Tanzania: Tourism earnings up by 4.2 per cent


EARNINGS from tourism rose by 4.2 per cent in the year ending in October last year to 2,148.9 million US dollars compared to 2,061.8million US dollars in the corresponding period 2016, due to increase in the number of tourist arrivals.

According to the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) monthly economic review for November last year services account improved to a surplus of 1,773.5 million US dollars from 1,248.8 million US dollars in the corresponding period in 2016, following a decline in services payments.

Earnings from services grew by 4.2 percent to 3,688.0 million US dollars largely on account of an increase in travel and transport receipts. Moreover, increase in transit goods to and from neighbouring countries was 1,078.4 million US dollars from 1,051.3 million US dollars in the similar period in 2016.


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Wacha tudeal na shida zetu Kenya. Naskia Betty Kyalo hajui KDF ni nini. Saitan