The AUTOEXPO AFRICA - International Trade Expo on Automotive, Spare parts, Accessories & Transportation is the largest trade event held annually in Tanzania for the automotive sector. The exhibition attracts exhibitors from more than 28 countries and visitors from all over East & Central Africa, thus giving exhibitors an excellent opportunity to explore several countries in one time.
The automotive parts market in Tanzania is a growing and lucrative sector that offers opportunities for investment, innovation and employment. According to OG Analysis, the automotive industry in Tanzania is supported by multiple factors such as labour availability, R&D efforts, geographic advantage and the government The market is driven by the strong demand for automotive vehicles, both new and used, which creates a need for quality and affordable spare parts, which can be supplied by local or foreign dealers and manufacturers.
Tanzania imports automotive parts from various countries. Tanzania imported 428 shipments of car spare parts as per recent verifiable sources valued at US$ 2.4 million. Tanzania also imports garage equipment, consumables and generators for the automotive sector.