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

The Central Bank of Botswana left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 5 percent on June 19th 2018, as widely expected. Policymakers said that the decision is consistent with keeping the inflation within the medium term target (3-6 percent). The annual inflation rate fell to 3.3 percent in May from 3.4 percent in April. Also, the inflation outlook remains positive amid subdued domestic demand pressures and higher foreign prices. The economy grew 2.4 percent in 2017, after advancing 4.3 percent in 2016 and it is expected to expand at a faster rate in the short-to-medium term, boosted by the services and mining sectors. 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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% 5% 5%
2018-08-23 09:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 5% 5% 5%
2018-10-22 10:00 AM Interest Rate Decision 5%
2018-12-04 09:00 AM Interest Rate Decision


Botswana Money Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Interest Rate 5.00 5.00 15.50 5.00 percent [+]
Banks Balance Sheet 83387.90 82141.70 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 21664.79 21638.84 21664.79 4374.30 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M1 15738.87 15927.77 17591.62 6522.55 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M2 73028.15 72406.40 75816.81 35697.50 BWP Million [+]
Money Supply M3 73028.15 72406.40 75816.81 35697.50 BWP Million [+]
Foreign Exchange Reserves 7559.00 7383.00 10346.00 5152.00 USD Million [+]
Central Bank Balance Sheet 74431.79 74997.51 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 August 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 17.75 Jul/18
Mexico 7.75 Aug/18
Russia 7.25 Jul/18
Brazil 6.50 Aug/18
India 6.50 Aug/18
Indonesia 5.50 Aug/18
China 4.35 Jul/18
United States 2.00 Aug/18
Australia 1.50 Aug/18
Canada 1.50 Jul/18
South Korea 1.50 Jul/18
United Kingdom 0.75 Aug/18
Euro Area 0.00 Jul/18
France 0.00 Jul/18
Germany 0.00 Jul/18
Italy 0.00 Jul/18
Netherlands 0.00 Jul/18
Spain 0.00 Jul/18
Japan -0.10 Jul/18
Switzerland -0.75 Jul/18


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