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

Imports to Botswana shrank 28.9 percent from the previous year to BWP 4,204 million in February 2017, as purchases fell significantly for diamonds (-62.9 percent), chemicals and rubber products (-14.9 percent), machinery and electrical equipment (-4.8 percent), and food, beverages and tobacco (-1 percent). Imports in Botswana averaged 5002.55 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 2559.20 3171.60 4102.21 -6683.00 BWP Million [+]
Exports 6763.00 6373.60 10747.20 996.90 Million BWP [+]
Imports 4203.80 3202.00 9778.30 2458.30 BWP Million [+]
Current Account 3618.21 7533.54 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 294.40 1342.82 3368.73 -23.27 BWP Million [+]
External Debt 18003.70 18590.50 18590.50 1771.80 BWP Million [+]

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Botswana Imports Notes

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 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4203.80 3202.00 9778.30 2458.30 2005 - 2017 BWP Million Monthly