Tuesday October 22 2019
Deposit Interest Rate in Botswana at 1.51 percent


Deposit Interest Rate in Botswana decreased to 1.51 percent in August from 1.59 percent in July of 2019.





Sunday October 20 2019
Botswana - Credit Rating at 72.00


Standard & Poor's credit rating for Botswana stands at A- with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Botswana was last set at A2 with stable outlook.





Saturday October 19 2019
Botswana Core Consumer Prices at 102.10 Index Points


Core Consumer Prices in Botswana increased to 102.10 Index Points in September from 101.90 Index Points in August of 2019.





Friday October 18 2019
Botswana Interest Rate at 4.75 percent


The benchmark interest rate in Botswana was last recorded at 4.75 percent.





Tuesday October 15 2019
Botswana Balance of Trade at -3211.00 BWP Million


Botswana's trade balance shifted to a deficit of BWP 3211 million in July 2019 from a surplus of BWP 447.3 million in the same month a year ago. This is the largest trade shortfall since July 2012, as exports tumbled 41.4 percent to BWP 2,645.9 million, mainly dragged down by lower shipments of diamonds (-49.2 percent). Main export partners were India (23.1 percent of total exports), Belgium (19.6 percent), the UAE (13.2 percent), South Africa (11.7 percent) and Hong Kong (11.7 percent). In contrast, imports grew 31.2 percent to BWP 5,856.8 million, boosted by purchases of diamonds (67.8 percent) and machinery & electrical equipment (21.1 percent). Main import partners were South Africa (56.6 percent of total imports), Canada (9.4 percent), Other Africa (9.3 percent) and India (4.1 percent).





Tuesday October 15 2019
Botswana Mining Production at -8.70 percent


Mining production in Botswana tumbled 8.7 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2019, following a 3.1 percent rise in the previous period. Output went down for diamonds (-8.4 percent vs 3.3 percent in Q1); gold (-14 percent vs -16.9 percent) and coal (-6.3 percent vs -7.1 percent). Also, smaller gains were recorded for soda ash (0.1 percent vs 14.6 percent), Meanwhile, production of salt surged (41.7 percent vs 29.6 percent). On a quarterly basis, mining production declined 4.1 percent, after shrinking 6.0 percent in the preceding quarter.





Tuesday October 15 2019
Botswana Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 101.80 Index Points


Consumer Price Index CPI in Botswana increased to 101.80 Index Points in September from 101.70 Index Points in August of 2019.





Tuesday October 15 2019
Botswana Cpi Housing Utilities at 101.20 Index Points


Cpi Housing Utilities in Botswana increased to 101.20 Index Points in September from 101.10 Index Points in August of 2019.





Tuesday October 15 2019
Botswana CPI Transportation at 100.90 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Botswana decreased to 100.90 Index Points in September of 2019 from 101 Index Points in August of 2019.





Tuesday October 15 2019
Botswana Food Inflation at 2.50 percent


Cost of food in Botswana increased 2.50 percent in September of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.