Our business

Stanbic Bank Tanzania was established in May 1995 when Standard Bank Group acquired the operations of Meridien Biao Bank Tanzania Limited.

Stanbic Bank Tanzania provides a full range of consumer, business, and corporate and investment banking services to clients who require a local banking partner with international reach. We service the evolving needs of local and international clients, delivered by over 540 employees at 8 branches, along with 35 ATMs and our advanced online banking services.

Our Corporate & Investment Banking team combines an in-depth understanding of local market conditions and drivers. With our experience in emerging markets, develop client-focused solutions, customised to each client's unique requirements. Moreover, we leverage Standard Bank's extensive presence to create cross-border solutions, supported by our global network of experts along with world-class risk and capital management systems.

Read more about Tanzania and our corporate and investment banking offering.
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For more information on Standard Bank Corporate & Investment banking visit http://corporateandinvestment.standardbank.com/CIB/.

Sectors in Tanzania

In Tanzania, the main drivers of growth are telecommunications, transport and financial intermediation, manufacturing and construction, and trade. Macroeconomic stability along with institutional and policy reforms are supporting strong development in the country.

Tanzania is experiencing strong growth across these economic sectors. Our sector specialists provide insights into the conditions and challenges faced on-the-ground by our clients. We develop working solutions by understanding all players in the sector value chain, and coordinate and execute our clients’ financing and banking requirements within and across continents. Moreover, we leverage the expertise of sector experts and product specialists at a group level to develop working solutions for our clients.

Read more about Standard Bank Group’s sector specialism.

Standard Bank Group

Standard Bank is a leading African financial services group with universal banking capabilities. We operate in 20 countries in Africa, including South Africa, as well as in other key markets globally.

We know Africa. As a connected, real economy bank, our insight and experience enables us to unlock opportunities and mitigate risk for our broad range of clients. Our differentiator is our long-term commitment to Africa, our home, underpinned by a heritage of more than 150 years on the continent.

Latest News

Stanbic Bank introduces Uhuru Banking with zero management fee.

Stanbic Bank Tanzania has launched Uhuru Banking, a new, digitized and simplified way of banking for the Tanzanian market. The name ‘Uhuru’ reflects the unique offering which provides customers an account with no monthly management fees, a gold visa debit card that can be used globally and more freedom to transact through its self-service channels on mobile devices.

Stanbic Bank Tanzania promote female leadership

An old adage goes, “if you educate a man, you educate one person. If you educate a woman, you educate a nation” – a frequently utilized quote in the development circles. We know that equal opportunities have to be afforded to both men and women, especially when it comes to education. However, the education of girls and women in particular is a magical multiplier in the development equation as the benefits are felt throughout the whole community.

Stanbic Bank launches More Than a Bank Campaign

Stanbic Bank Tanzania unveiled its brand campaign dubbed ‘More than a Bank,’ distinguishing itself as a financial institution that impacts individuals and business owners by providing the financial tools that empower and help them grow


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