Exports from Botswana dropped 30.8 percent year-on-year to BWP 2562.8 million in August of 2018 from BWP 3702.6 million in the same month a year earlier, mainly due to lower sales of diamonds (-39.4 percent). The most important export partners were: India (30.7 percent of total exports), Belgium (15.6 percent), South Africa (13 percent), United Arab Emirates (9.9 percent) and Hong Kong (9 percent). Exports in Botswana averaged 4880.80 Million BWP from 2005 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 10747.20 Million BWP in September of 2008 and a record low of 996.90 Million BWP in January of 2009.

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Botswana Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2411.60 346.80 4102.21 -6683.00 BWP Million [+]
Current Account 8547.97 2619.02 16754.36 -9698.03 BWP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 12.00 3.60 32.00 -28.30 percent [+]
Imports 4974.40 4448.00 9778.30 2458.30 BWP Million [+]
Exports 2562.80 4794.80 10747.20 996.90 Million BWP [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1150.75 1093.13 3628.87 -1434.78 BWP Million [+]
External Debt 17811.66 15997.00 18344.85 1771.80 BWP Million [+]

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Botswana Exports

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. This page provides the latest reported value for - Botswana Exports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Botswana Exports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2562.80 4794.80 10747.20 996.90 2005 - 2018 Million BWP Monthly




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