Thursday October 18 2018
Botswana Competitiveness Rank at 90.00


Botswana is the 90 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.





Thursday October 18 2018
Botswana Competitiveness Index at 54.54 Points


Botswana scored 54.54 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.





Monday October 15 2018
Botswana Core Consumer Prices at 104.60 Index Points


Core Consumer Prices in Botswana increased to 104.60 Index Points in September from 104.50 Index Points in August of 2018.





Monday October 15 2018
Botswana Core Inflation Rate at 1.60 percent


Core consumer prices in Botswana increased 1.60 percent in September of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.





Monday October 15 2018
Botswana Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 106.20 Index Points


Consumer Price Index CPI in Botswana remained unchanged at 106.20 Index Points in September from 106.20 Index Points in August of 2018.





Monday October 15 2018
Botswana Cpi Housing Utilities at 109.40 Index Points


Cpi Housing Utilities in Botswana increased to 109.40 Index Points in September from 109 Index Points in August of 2018.





Monday October 15 2018
Botswana CPI Transportation at 109.10 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Botswana decreased to 109.10 Index Points in September of 2018 from 109.20 Index Points in August of 2018.





Monday October 15 2018
Botswana Food Inflation at -0.90 percent


Cost of food in Botswana decreased 0.90 percent in September of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.





Monday October 15 2018
Botswana Inflation Rate MoM at 0.00 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Botswana decreased 0 percent in September of 2018 over the previous month.





Monday October 15 2018
Botswana Inflation Rate at 2.90 percent


The annual inflation rate in Botswana fell to 2.9 percent in September of 2018 from 3.0 percent in August. It remained the lowest inflation rate since March, as prices slowed for transport (7.3 percent from 7.5 percent in August); housing & utilities (3.4 percent from 3.6 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (7.4 percent from 7.6 percent); alcoholic beverages, tobacco & narcotics (0.8 percent from 0.9 percent) and restaurants & hotels (3.4 percent from 3.6 percent). Additionally, cost of communication dropped further (-9.1 percent from -8.3 percent). Meanwhile, cost of food & non-alcoholic beverages declined less (-0.9 percent from -1.3 percent) and prices rose faster for furnishings & household equipment (2.2 percent from 1.9 percent); clothing & footwear (1.6 percent from 1.7 percent) and health (1.0 percent from 0.8 percent). Also, inflation was steady for education (at 5.4 percent, the same as in August). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were unchanged.