Find Printing and Publishing expertise in United Republic of Tanzania

The most prominent book publishers in Tanzania are educational publishers, such as Longman Tanzania, Macmillan Aidan and Oxford University Press that are affiliated with large international groups. Local publishers include Mkuki Na Nyota Publishers, based in Dar es Salaam, who mainly produce academic and general titles ranging from social sciences, children’s books and high quality art books. African Books Collective (ABC) is the main distributor in Europe and North America, with their works also being sold through online retailers such as Amazon. MPB Enterprises mainly publishes children’s books, textbooks and novels. Phoenix Publishers Ltd. is a Kenyan publishing house with partner companies in Tanzania and specialises in quality children’s books, textbooks, fiction and non-fiction.

The Publishers Association of Tanzania is the trade body for book publishers in the country.

The United Republic of Tanzania is listed on the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2012–13 and is placed 97 out of 144 countries with a score of 3.1 out of 7.0 for intellectual property protection. In comparison, bordering country Uganda is ranked 84 out of 144 countries with a score of 3.3 out of 7.0.

Printing and Publishing organisations in United Republic of Tanzania
Book Development Council of Tanzania, The (BAMVITA)
Booksellers Association of Tanzania (BSAT)
Central Printing Works Ltd
DeskTop Productions Ltd
Longman Tanzania Ltd
Macmillan Aidan
MPB Enterprises
National Printing Company Ltd
Oxford University Press Tanzania Ltd
Publishers Association of Tanzania (PATA)
Tanzam Printers & Stationers Ltd
Tanzania Printers
Tanzania Publishing House