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Interviews7.26.2016

Overview of EPZA: The Export Processing Zones Authority of Tanzania

Joseph Leon Simbakalia, Director General of Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA)
Colonel (Retired) Joseph Leon Simbakalia, Director General of Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA)

Tanzania Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA)

Export Processing Zones Authority (EPZA) is an autonomous Government agency which operates under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment. EPZA is responsible for steering and implementing government policy on promotion of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in Tanzania. Other functions of EPZA include the development of EPZ and SEZ infrastructure, provision of business services to EPZ and SEZ investors and issuing of EPZ and SEZ licenses. The Authority functions as a One Stop Service Centre for all prospective and existing investors.