Botswana Imports  2005-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports to Botswana declined 23.7 percent year-on-year to BWP 4489 million in June of 2017, due to a fall in purchases of fuel (-86.8 percent); machinery and electrical equipment (-49.1 percent) and chemicals and rubber products (-33.8 percent). Considering the second quarter of the year, imports fell 19.1 percent year-on-year. Imports in Botswana averaged 4987.97 BWP Million from 2005 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 9778.30 BWP Million in September of 2008 and a record low of 2458.30 BWP Million in February of 2009.

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Botswana Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1146.10 1134.50 4102.21 -6683.00 BWP Million [+]
Exports 5635.00 5381.70 10747.20 996.90 Million BWP [+]
Imports 4489.00 4247.30 9778.30 2458.30 BWP Million [+]
Current Account 10873.06 3618.21 11404.90 -3778.99 BWP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.60 7.80 32.00 -28.30 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 155.88 294.40 3368.73 -23.27 BWP Million [+]
External Debt 18003.70 18590.50 18590.50 1771.80 BWP Million [+]

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Botswana Imports

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. This page provides the latest reported value for - Botswana Imports - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Botswana Imports - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4489.00 4247.30 9778.30 2458.30 2005 - 2017 BWP Million Monthly