Botswana recorded a trade surplus of 373.20 BWP Million in July of 2021. source: Central Statistics Office, Botswana

Balance of Trade in Botswana averaged -334.06 BWP Million from 2005 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 4102.21 BWP Million in March of 2007 and a record low of -6683 BWP Million in July of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Botswana Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Botswana Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2021.

Balance of Trade in Botswana is expected to be 1200.00 BWP Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Botswana Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 1100.00 BWP Million in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Botswana Balance of Trade

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-30 11:00 AM Apr BWP-1893.5M BWP-118.4M BWP-1200M
2021-07-28 02:30 PM May BWP-2615.1M BWP-1893.5M BWP-2400M
2021-08-27 02:00 PM Jun BWP-611.4M BWP-2615.1M BWP-3100M
2021-09-30 11:00 AM Jul BWP373.2M BWP-568.7M BWP-2100M
2021-10-29 03:00 PM Aug BWP373.2M
2021-11-24 11:00 AM Sep BWP 1200M

Botswana Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Balance of Trade 373.20 BWP Million Jul/21 -568.70 4102.21 -6683.00
Imports 7232.00 BWP Million Jul/21 7739.10 9778.30 1383.10
Exports 7605.20 Million BWP Jul/21 7170.40 10747.20 146.70

Botswana Balance of Trade
Botswana exports mostly diamonds (more than 60% of total exports), copper and nickel, beef and textiles. Botswana's main exports partners are United Kingdom (56% of total exports), South Africa, Israel and Belgium. Botswana imports fuel, food, beverages and tobacco, machinery and electric equipment, chemical and rubber products and vehicles. Its main imports partners are South Africa (75% of total imports), China, Israel, Namibia and Zimbabwe.