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The Trade Council

The Danish Trade Council is a government export and
investment promotion organization under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The organisation comprises all governmental activities designed to promote Danish export and foreign investment in Denmark under one roof. In Tanzania, the Trade Council is based at the Embassy of Denmark in Dar es Salaam.

We offer Danish companies individual advice that will allow them to assess and seize market opportunities in Tanzania and the rest of East-Africa. Due to our proximity to local markets and strong local networks, we are in a unique position to offer significant advice and guidance to export seeking companies.

We offer a wide range of services to Danish companies. See here for Incubator facilities and possibilities in our newly opened Business Center.

  • Market entry assistance
  • Company registration and general setup support
  • Due diligence and partner identification
  • Trade missions and business delegations to Tanzania and Denmark
  • Market monitoring, data gathering and information on strategic decision making
  • Access and maintenance of relationships with government and institutions
  • Assistance with identification and securement of financing

The current price for our services is DKK 935 per hour. Please contact us for an initial conversation that will allow us to tailor solutions to your needs.

Read more about the Danish Trade Council here.

Developing countries need an enabling environment for the private sector to create economic growth and effective poverty alleviation. Thus, it is a strategic priority in Danish development cooperation to contribute to the creation of a strong private sector. For Danida, it is important that Danish business participates actively in this endeavor. The Danida Business Instruments consist of Danida Business Finance and Danida Business Partnerships. You can find more information about the two programmes on their respective websites in the menu to the left. 

Are you a Tanzanian company looking for business opportunities in Denmark, please visit Invest in Denmark.

We look forward to hearing from you. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us on daramb@um.dk, or by using the contact information to the right. 
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Contact us:

 

Mette Melson

Head of Trade Team

Counsellor

Tel.: +255 (0) 785844003

Email: metmel@um.dk

 

Derrick Katunzi

Commercial Advisor - Business Sector

Tel.: +255 (0) 742518058

Email: derkat@um.dk

 

Oscar Mkude

Programme Officer, Economics

Tel.: +255 (0) 688417777

Email: oscmku@um.dk

 

Michael Blichfeldt

Trainee, Macroeconomics and Trade Council

Email: micbli@um.dk

 

 

Studies

The Tanzanian Fisheries Sector - Challenges and Opportunities

 

Baseline Study of the Dairy Value Chain in Tanzania