To promote and facilitate business relations between Germany and Tanzania, the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK) officially opened an office in Dar es Salaam recently, under the name of “AHK Services Eastern Africa Ltd.”

The office will foster German-Tanzanian trade relations and be a focal point for German companies looking for business opportunities in Tanzania and vice versa. The office will be headed by Dr. Jennifer Schwarz and will offer a broad range of services to Tanzanian and German companies.

In a joint message to the media, Dr. Jennifer Schwarz and the German Ambassador, Dr. Detlef Waechter, highlighted the increasing interest of German companies in doing business with Tanzania. He commended Tanzania for the tremendous opportunities she offers to German businesses. In his words, “Tanzania is a rapidly growing emerging market”.

The occasion of the official opening, presented an opportunity for high ranking delegation from Germany to visit Dar es Salaam. The delegation was headed by Dr. Martin Wansleben, CEO of the Association of German Chambers of Commerce and Industry (DIHK). With Germany being the economic powerhouse in Europe and one of the world’s leading industrial powers, DIHK represents the entirety of German companies.