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Appendix

Tables 8.6-8.8 give information on the textile industries' consumption structure, capacity and output and exports.

The authors would like to thank all those who assisted in one way or the other towards the production of this paper.

Table 8.6 Comparative structure of textile consumption in Tanzania 1985 and 1988

Type of production

1985

1988

Local manufactures:

61

43

% of total

49

10

Imported textiles:

63

383

% of total

51

90

of which second hand

36

287

% of total

29

67

Others:

27

96

% of total

22

23

Source: Mbelle (1992), Table 3, p 189

Note: Consumption in million square metres of cloth.

Table 8.7 Capacity and output of the textile industry in Tanzania for selected years


Installed capacity

Output

Capacity utilization


Industry

Public

Public%

Industry

Public

Public%

Industry

Public

Private

1980

200.0

145.6

72.8

93.0

83.8

90.1

46.5

57.6

16.9

1985

200.0

145.6

72.8

66.0

39.4

59.7

26.2

27.1

25.0

1990

252.0

199.0

79.0

65.2

32.5

51.5

25.0

16.3

58.1

1991

252 0

199.0

79.0

66.5

38.5

57.9

26.4

29.1

52.5

1992

223.5

157.0

70.4

62.5

31.7

50.7

28.0

20.1

46.3

Source: Mbelle (1988, 1992) - 1980 and 1985 figures; URT Economic Survey (1991, 1992): URT Ministry of Industries and Trade 1993/94 budget speech

Note: * Capacity and output in million square metres of woven cloth.

Table 8.8 Exports of textile products in Tanzania (US$million) 1985-92


1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992*

Total

86.24

85.93

146.05

148.48

166.86

201.77

163.50

177.35

Manufactured

32.94

43.39

69.15

80.97

91.39

103.36

70.25

64.19

Textiles:

9.56

9.60

9.12

12.89

13.35

14.17

13.16

12.81

As % of total

11.1

11.2

6.2

8.7

8.0

70

8.0

7.2

As % of manufactured

29.0

22.1

13.2

15.9

14.6

13.7

18.7

20.0

Source: Bank of Tanzania
Note: * Provisional.