Chinese firm creates jobs, improves skills for Tanzanian locals

Chinese garment company Tooku is located in the Export Processing Zone in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam, and is a subsidiary of JDU Group, a Chinese garments company integrating scientific research, production, domestic and international trade.
Tooku is manufacturing products related to denims, mainly jeans, for exports to the U.S. and European markets.
2,700 Tanzanians employed by the Chinese garments manufacturing firm which started operations in February 2012 by building a sewing and washing factory with sewage treatment, a generator and other infrastructure.

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