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Sunday August 18 2019
Botswana - Credit Rating at 72.00  
Standard & Poor's credit rating for Botswana stands at A- with stable outlook. Moody's credit rating for Botswana was last set at A2 with stable outlook.
Friday August 16 2019
Botswana Interest Rate at 5.00 percent  
The Central Bank of Botswana kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 5% on June 27th 2019, saying that the inflation outlook remains positive amid subdued domestic demand pressures and modest rise in foreign prices. Policymakers noted that inflation was below the lower bound of the target range of 3-6% in April (2.5%) and May 2019 (2.6%), mainly reflecting base effects associated with the increase in public transport fares and electricity tariffs in the second quarter of 2018. On the other hand, the economy is projected to operate close to, but below full capacity in the short to medium term; the GDP growth is expected to ease to 4.2% in 2019 from 4.5% in 2018.
Thursday August 15 2019
Botswana Food Inflation at 1.60 percent  
Cost of food in Botswana increased 1.60 percent in July of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Thursday August 15 2019
Botswana CPI Transportation at 100.90 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Botswana increased to 100.90 Index Points in July of 2019 from 100.60 Index Points in June of 2019.
Thursday August 15 2019
Botswana Core Consumer Prices at 101.80 Index Points  
Core Consumer Prices in Botswana increased to 101.80 Index Points in July from 101.60 Index Points in June of 2019.
Thursday August 15 2019
Botswana Core Inflation Rate at 2.10 percent  
Core consumer prices in Botswana increased 2.10 percent in July of 2019 over the same month in the previous year.
Thursday August 15 2019
Botswana Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 101.70 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index CPI in Botswana increased to 101.70 Index Points in July from 101.50 Index Points in June of 2019.
Thursday August 15 2019
Botswana Cpi Housing Utilities at 101.00 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Botswana increased to 101 Index Points in July from 100.90 Index Points in June of 2019.
Thursday August 15 2019
Botswana Inflation Rate MoM at 0.20 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Botswana increased 0.20 percent in July of 2019 over the previous month.
Thursday August 15 2019
Botswana Inflation Rate at 2.90 percent  
The annual inflation rate in Botswana edged up to 2.9 percent in July 2019 from 2.8 percent in the prior month, hitting its highest level since March. Main upward pressure came from food & non-alcoholic beverages (1.6 percent vs 1.3 percent in June); housing & utilities (1.8 percent vs 1.7 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (5.0 percent vs 4.8 percent) and transport (6 percent, the same pace as in the prior month). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.2 percent, the same pace as in the previous two months.
Thursday August 08 2019
Botswana Imports at 6460.50 BWP Million  
Imports to Botswana soared 56 percent year-on-year to BWP 6,460.5 million in May 2019, boosted by acquisitions of diamonds (425.6 percent) and vehicles & transport equipment (117 percent). Main import partners were South Africa (52.7 percent of total imports), followed by Canada (20.1 percent), France (5.8 percent) and Russia (5.6 percent).
Thursday August 08 2019
Botswana Exports at 6028.90 Million BWP  
Exports from Botswana declined 9.6 percent from a year ago to BWP 6,028.9 million in May 2019, amid lower sales of diamonds (-8.3 percent); machinery & electrical equipment (-26.8 percent) and vehicles & transport equipment (-49.9 percent). Main export partners were Belgium (23.6 percent of total sales), India (19.6 percent), the UAE (17.4 percent) and South Africa (8.4 percent).
Thursday August 08 2019
Botswana Balance of Trade at -339.50 BWP Million  
Botswana recorded a trade gap of BWP 339.5 million in May 2019 compared to a BWP 2529.3 million surplus in the same month a year ago. Imports soared 56 percent to BWP 6,460.5 million, boosted by acquisitions of diamonds (425.6 percent) and vehicles & transport equipment (117 percent). Main import partners were South Africa (52.7 percent of total imports), followed by Canada (20.1 percent), France (5.8 percent) and Russia (5.6 percent). In contrast, exports declined 9.6 percent to BWP 6,028.9 million, amid lower sales of diamonds (-8.3 percent); machinery & electrical equipment (-26.8 percent) and vehicles & transport equipment (-49.9 percent). Main export partners were Belgium (23.6 percent of total sales), India (19.6 percent), the UAE (17.4 percent) and South Africa (8.4 percent).
Saturday August 03 2019
Botswana Lending Rate at 6.50 percent  
Lending Rate in Botswana remained unchanged at 6.50 percent in May from 6.50 percent in April of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Botswana Loans To Private Sector at 22831.20 BWP Million  
Loans To Private Sector in Botswana decreased to 22831.20 BWP Million in May from 22861.39 BWP Million in April of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Botswana Foreign Direct Investment at 745.96 BWP Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Botswana increased by 745.96 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Botswana Consumer Credit at 36194.54 BWP Million  
Consumer Credit in Botswana increased to 36194.54 BWP Million in May from 35517.93 BWP Million in April of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Botswana Bank Lending Rate at 6.50 percent  
Bank Lending Rate in Botswana remained unchanged at 6.50 percent in May from 6.50 percent in April of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Botswana Central Bank Balance Sheet at 77275.38 BWP Million  
Central Bank Balance Sheet in Botswana increased to 77275.38 BWP Million in April from 74225.97 BWP Million in March of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Botswana Money Supply M1 at 17010.38 BWP Million  
Money Supply M1 in Botswana decreased to 17010.38 BWP Million in April from 17588.73 BWP Million in March of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Botswana Money Supply M2 at 80651.32 BWP Million  
Money Supply M2 in Botswana decreased to 80651.32 BWP Million in April from 81169.40 BWP Million in March of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Botswana Money Supply M3 at 80651.32 BWP Million  
Money Supply M3 in Botswana decreased to 80651.32 BWP Million in April from 81169.40 BWP Million in March of 2019.
Saturday August 03 2019
Botswana Current Account at -814.64 BWP Million  
Botswana recorded a Current Account deficit of 814.64 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019.
Saturday July 20 2019
Deposit Interest Rate in Botswana at 1.58 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Botswana remained unchanged at 1.58 percent in May from 1.58 percent in April of 2019.
Friday July 12 2019
Botswana Government Debt at 24465.00 BWP Million  
Government Debt in Botswana decreased to 24465 BWP Million in 2018 from 26989.60 BWP Million in 2017.
Friday July 12 2019
Botswana Government Debt to GDP at 13.40 percent  
Botswana recorded a government debt equivalent to 13.40 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Mining Production at 3.10 percent  
Mining production in Botswana increased 3.10 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, following a 15.1 percent jump in the previous period. Output rose less for diamonds (3.3 percent vs 15.4 percent in Q4) and salt (29.6 percent vs 37.9 percent). In addition, declines were seen for copper (-100 percent vs 26.2 percent); gold (-16.9 percent vs 5.1 percent) and coal (-7.1 percent vs -2.4 percent).
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana GDP per capita PPP at 16518.24 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Botswana was last recorded at 16518.24 US dollars in 2018, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Botswana, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 93 percent of the world's average.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Government Budget Value at -286.80 BWP Million  
Botswana recorded a government budget deficit of 286.80 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Government Revenues at 13421.70 BWP Million  
Government Revenues in Botswana decreased to 13421.70 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 16031.40 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Employed Persons at 420762.00  
The number of employed persons in Botswana increased to 420762 in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 417162 in the third quarter of 2018.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Wages at 6533.00 BWP/Month  
Wages in Botswana increased to 6533 BWP/Month in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 6347 BWP/Month in the third quarter of 2018.
Tuesday July 09 2019
Botswana Industrial Production at 3.60 percent  
Industrial Production in Botswana increased 9.40 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 over the same quarter in the previous year.
Monday July 08 2019
Botswana Total Public External Debt at 16027.59 BWP Million  
External Debt in Botswana decreased to 16027.59 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018 from 16072.40 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2018.
Monday July 08 2019
Botswana Banks Balance Sheet at 92627.30 BWP Million  
Banks Balance Sheet in Botswana increased to 92627.30 BWP Million in April from 92474.40 BWP Million in March of 2019.
Monday July 08 2019
Botswana Foreign Exchange Reserves at 6843.00 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Botswana increased to 6843 USD Million in March from 6394.50 USD Million in February of 2019.
Thursday July 04 2019
Botswana Business Confidence at 58.00 Index Points  
The business confidence index in Botswana increased to 58 in the first half of 2018 from 46 in the previous period. Confidence among domestic-oriented businesses rose to 58 from 46 in the last half of 2017, and export-oriented businesses advanced to 55 from 50. Looking ahead, there is an increase in optimism.
Thursday July 04 2019
Botswana GDP per capita at 8031.00 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Botswana was last recorded at 8031 US dollars in 2018. The GDP per Capita in Botswana is equivalent to 64 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 01 2019
Botswana GDP at 18.62 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Botswana was worth 18.62 billion US dollars in 2018. The GDP value of Botswana represents 0.03 percent of the world economy.
Monday July 01 2019
Botswana GDP Annual Growth Rate at 4.30 percent  
The economy of Botswana advanced 4.3 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2019, quickening from a 4.1 percent expansion in the previous period. Output rebounded substantially for hotels & restaurants (5.7% vs -0.2% in Q4) and utilities (3.9% vs -0.2%) while rose further for finance & business services (5.4% vs 4.9%); manufacturing (4.1% vs 3.6%) and agriculture (2.6% vs 2.4%). On the other hand, slower increases were seen for transport & communication (5.9% vs 7.1%); mining (3.3% vs 13.9%); construction (2.7% vs 3.3%); general government (3.1% vs 3.8%) and social & personal services (3.6% vs 3.7%). On a quarterly basis, the GDP contracted 1.5 percent, after a 3.0 percent expansion in the previous quarter.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana GDP Growth Rate at -1.50 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Botswana contracted 1.50 percent in the first quarter of 2019 over the previous quarter.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana GDP From Agriculture at 378.20 BWP Million  
GDP From Agriculture in Botswana decreased to 378.20 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 385.50 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana GDP From Construction at 1824.90 BWP Million  
GDP From Construction in Botswana decreased to 1824.90 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 1831 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana GDP From Manufacturing at 1399.70 BWP Millon  
GDP From Manufacturing in Botswana decreased to 1399.70 BWP Millon in the first quarter of 2019 from 1494.30 BWP Millon in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana GDP From Mining at 2559.30 BWP Million  
GDP From Mining in Botswana decreased to 2559.30 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 2706.80 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana GDP From General Government at 3095.10 BWP Million  
GDP From Public Administration in Botswana decreased to 3095.10 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 3102.70 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana GDP From Services at 5263.20 BWP Million  
GDP From Services in Botswana decreased to 5263.20 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 5431.80 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana GDP From Transport and Communications at 1533.00 BWP Million  
GDP From Transport in Botswana decreased to 1533 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 1554.40 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana GDP From Utilities at 266.20 BWP Million  
GDP From Utilities in Botswana increased to 266.20 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 266 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana GDP Constant Prices at 24485.20 BWP Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Botswana decreased to 24485.20 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 24850.90 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Saturday June 29 2019
Botswana Consumer Spending at 11438.70 BWP Million  
Consumer Spending in Botswana increased to 11438.70 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2019 from 11251.20 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Wednesday June 26 2019
Botswana Sales Tax Rate - VAT at 12.00 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Botswana stands at 12 percent.
Monday May 06 2019
Botswana Military Expenditure at 502.00 USD Million  
Military Expenditure in Botswana decreased to 502 USD Million in 2018 from 522 USD Million in 2017.
Monday April 22 2019
Botswana Government Budget at -1.00 percent of GDP  
Botswana recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 1 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2018.
Tuesday April 16 2019
Botswana Fiscal Expenditure at 13708.50 BWP Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Botswana decreased to 13708.50 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2018 from 14932.60 BWP Million in the second quarter of 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Botswana Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 30833.10 BWP Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Botswana increased to 30833.10 BWP Million in 2018 from 28704.90 BWP Million in 2017.
Saturday April 13 2019
Botswana Changes in Inventories at -2940.60 BWP Million  
The stocks of goods held by firms in Botswana decreased by 2940.60 BWP Million in 2018.
Saturday April 13 2019
Botswana Government Spending at 19729.30 BWP Million  
Government Spending in Botswana increased to 19729.30 BWP Million in 2018 from 19349 BWP Million in 2017.
Monday February 11 2019
Botswana Terrorism Index at 0.00  
Terrorism Index in Botswana remained unchanged at 0 in 2017 from 0 in 2016.
Wednesday February 06 2019
Botswana Population at 2.29 Million  
The total population in Botswana was estimated at 2.3 million people in 2017, according to the latest census figures.
Wednesday February 06 2019
Botswana Unemployment Rate at 18.10 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Botswana increased to 18.10 percent in 2017 from 17.60 percent in 2016.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Botswana Corruption Index at 61.00 Points  
Botswana scored 61 points out of 100 on the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Tuesday January 29 2019
Botswana Corruption Rank at 34.00  
Botswana is the 34 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Monday November 05 2018
Ease of Doing Business in Botswana at 86.00  
Botswana is ranked 86 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Botswana deteriorated to 86 in 2018 from 81 in 2017.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Botswana Living Wage Individual at 2700.00 BWP/Month  
Living Wage Individual in Botswana decreased to 2700 BWP/Month in 2018 from 3620 BWP/Month in 2017.
Wednesday October 31 2018
Botswana Living Wage Family at 4640.00 BWP/Month  
Living Wage Family in Botswana decreased to 4640 BWP/Month in 2018 from 5400 BWP/Month in 2017.
Thursday October 18 2018
Botswana Competitiveness Rank at 90.00  
Botswana is the 90 most competitive nation in the world out of 140 countries ranked in the 2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Thursday October 18 2018
Botswana Competitiveness Index at 54.54 Points  
Botswana scored 54.54 points out of 100 on the 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Tuesday October 02 2018
Botswana Current Account to GDP at 12.00 percent  
Botswana recorded a Current Account surplus of 12 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Monday February 12 2018
Botswana Personal Income Tax Rate at 25.00 percent  
The Personal Income Tax Rate in Botswana stands at 25 percent.
Friday February 09 2018
Botswana Corporate Tax Rate at 22.00 percent  
The Corporate Tax Rate in Botswana stands at 22 percent.
Thursday January 18 2018
Botswana Temperature at 18.51 celsius  
Temperature in Botswana increased to 18.51 celsius in August from 16.66 celsius in July of 2013.
Friday October 27 2017
Botswana Internet Speed at 2552.88 KBps  
Internet Speed in Botswana increased to 2552.88 KBps in the first quarter of 2017 from 2208.73 KBps in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Friday October 27 2017
Botswana IP Addresses at 10680.00 IP  
IP Addresses in Botswana decreased to 10680 IP in the first quarter of 2017 from 11853 IP in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Thursday July 20 2017
Botswana Construction Spending at 44415.10  
Construction Spending in Botswana increased to 44415.10 in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 43451.10 in the fourth quarter of 2015.
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