Botswana Imports  2005-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

Imports in Botswana dropped 5.8 percent year-on-year to BWP 5253.1 million in March of 2018, mainly due to lower purchases of fuel (-22.3 percent) and machinery and electrical equipment (-15.4 percent). The most important import partners were: South Africa (59.6 percent of total imports), Namibia (19 percent), Belgium (4.1 percent), Israel (3.0 percent) and India and Germany (2.2 percent). Imports in Botswana averaged 4964.70 BWP Million from 2005 until 2018, 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 -135.70 -1383.70 4102.21 -6683.00 BWP Million [+]
Exports 4814.80 3501.40 10747.20 996.90 Million BWP [+]
Imports 4950.50 4885.00 9778.30 2458.30 BWP Million [+]
Current Account 4498.94 3648.73 16754.36 -9698.03 BWP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 12.00 3.60 32.00 -28.30 percent [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1208.37 977.90 3628.87 -1434.78 BWP Million [+]
External Debt 16659.30 18344.90 18344.90 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 June of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4950.50 4885.00 9778.30 2458.30 2005 - 2018 BWP Million Monthly




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