Official name
Form of government
Date of establishment of bilateral relations

Political relations

Political relations are based on the tradition of cooperation within the Non-Aligned Movement. Julius Nyerere, the former President of Tanzania, who laid the foundations of the Tanzanian state, is credited with particularly close connections with the SFRY, which, along with China, was considered Tanzania's closest friend internationally.

The then Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ivica Dačić, visited Tanzania on 14 May 2019.


Economic relations

In 2019, exports from the Republic of Serbia to Tanzania amounted to 250,000 euros, and imports from Tanzania to 1,652 million euros.


Bilateral agreements

Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation between the Government of the Federal People's Republic of Yugoslavia and the Government of the Republic of Tanganyika.

Date of signature: 20 December 1962.


Contact information

The Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) covers Tanzania on a non-residential basis:

The Embassy of Tanzania in Rome (Italy) covers the Republic of Serbia on a non-residential basis:

Contact in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Department for Africa and the Middle East:

tel. 00 381 (0) 11 30 68 254, e-mail: