Botswana Interest Rate  2006-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The central bank of Botswana held its benchmark interest rate steady at 5 percent on April 30th 2018 meeting, saying that the current monetary policy is consistent with keeping inflation within the medium term target (3-6 percent). The annual inflation rate decreased to 2.8 percent in March from 3.2 percent in February. Policymakers said the outlook for price stability remains positive, amid subdued domestic demand pressures and higher foreign prices. Interest Rate in Botswana averaged 9.81 percent from 2006 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 15.50 percent in June of 2008 and a record low of 5 percent in October of 2017.

Botswana Interest Rate
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-12-18 10:30 AM Interest Rate Decision 5% 5%
2018-02-13 09:40 AM Interest Rate Decision 5% 5% 5%
2018-04-30 10:30 AM Interest Rate Decision 5% 5% 5%
2018-06-19 09:50 AM Interest Rate Decision 5% 5%
2018-08-23 09:45 AM Interest Rate Decision 5%
2018-10-22 10:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 5%


Botswana Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 5.00 5.00 15.50 5.00 percent [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 83165.00 83187.40 85570.90 14842.25 BWP Million [+]
Deposit Interest Rate 1.46 2.10 13.49 1.46 percent [+]
Lending Rate 6.50 6.50 16.50 6.50 percent [+]
Loans To Private Sector 21011.45 20928.82 21339.55 4374.30 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M1 16387.50 17333.33 17591.62 6522.55 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M2 72337.35 72470.78 75816.81 35697.50 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M3 72337.35 72470.78 75816.81 35697.50 BWP Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7966.00 7502.00 10346.00 5152.00 USD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 76632.15 74330.68 89975.09 50627.34 BWP Million [+]


Botswana Interest Rate

In Botswana, interest rates decisions are taken by The Bank of Botswana. The official interest rate is the Bank Rate. This page provides - Botswana Interest Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Botswana Interest Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5.00 5.00 15.50 5.00 2006 - 2018 percent Daily




interest rate by Country
Country Last
Turkey 8.00 Apr/18
Mexico 7.50 May/18
Russia 7.25 Apr/18
Brazil 6.50 May/18
India 6.00 Apr/18
Indonesia 4.50 May/18
China 4.35 Apr/18
United States 1.75 May/18
Australia 1.50 May/18
South Korea 1.50 Apr/18
Canada 1.25 Apr/18
United Kingdom 0.50 May/18
Euro Area 0.00 Apr/18
France 0.00 Apr/18
Germany 0.00 Apr/18
Italy 0.00 Apr/18
Netherlands 0.00 Apr/18
Spain 0.00 Apr/18
Japan -0.10 Apr/18
Switzerland -0.75 Apr/18


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