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Sunday September 23 2018
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 September 21 2018
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.
Wednesday September 19 2018
Botswana Total Public External Debt at 15997.00 BWP Million  
External Debt in Botswana decreased to 15997 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 16016.50 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2017.
Wednesday September 19 2018
Botswana Inflation Rate at 3.00 percent  
The annual inflation rate in Botswana decreased to 3.0 percent in August of 2018 from 3.1 percent in July. It was the lowest inflation rate since March, as prices dropped faster for food & non-alcoholic beverages (-1.3 percent from -1.1 percent in July) and communication (-8.3 percent from -8.2 percent). Also, cost slowed for transport (7.5 percent from 7.7 percent); furnishings & household equipment (1.9 percent from 2.0 percent) and clothing & footwear (1.7 percent from 2.0 percent). Meanwhile, prices rose further for housing & utilities (3.6 percent from 3.5 percent); alcoholic beverages, tobacco & narcotics (0.9 percent from 0.8 percent) and restaurants & hotels (3.6 percent from 3.5 percent). Additionally, inflation was steady for miscellaneous goods & services (7.6 percent, the same as in July); health (0.8 percent) and education (5.4 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices were unchanged, after a 0.1 percent gain in the prior month.
Friday September 14 2018
Botswana Core Inflation Rate at 1.60 percent  
Core consumer prices in Botswana increased 1.60 percent in August of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Friday September 14 2018
Botswana Core Consumer Prices at 104.50 Index Points  
Core Consumer Prices in Botswana decreased to 104.50 Index Points in August from 104.60 Index Points in July of 2018.
Friday September 14 2018
Botswana CPI Transportation at 109.20 Index Points  
The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Botswana remained unchanged at 109.20 Index Points in August of 2018 from 109.20 Index Points in July of 2018.
Friday September 14 2018
Botswana Food Inflation at -1.30 percent  
Cost of food in Botswana decreased 1.30 percent in August of 2018 over the same month in the previous year.
Friday September 14 2018
Botswana Cpi Housing Utilities at 109.00 Index Points  
Cpi Housing Utilities in Botswana increased to 109 Index Points in August from 108.90 Index Points in July of 2018.
Friday September 14 2018
Botswana Inflation Rate MoM at 0.00 percent  
The Consumer Price Index in Botswana decreased 0 percent in August of 2018 over the previous month.
Friday September 14 2018
Botswana Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 106.20 Index Points  
Consumer Price Index CPI in Botswana remained unchanged at 106.20 Index Points in August from 106.20 Index Points in July of 2018.
Saturday September 08 2018
Botswana Loans To Private Sector at 22835.74 BWP Million  
Loans To Private Sector in Botswana increased to 22835.74 BWP Million in June from 21664.79 BWP Million in May of 2018.
Saturday September 08 2018
Botswana Consumer Credit at 33604.88 BWP Million  
Consumer Credit in Botswana increased to 33604.88 BWP Million in June from 33481.73 BWP Million in May of 2018.
Saturday September 08 2018
Botswana Bank Lending Rate at 6.50 percent  
Bank Lending Rate in Botswana remained unchanged at 6.50 percent in June from 6.50 percent in May of 2018.
Saturday September 08 2018
Botswana Central Bank Balance Sheet at 74960.34 BWP Million  
Central Bank Balance Sheet in Botswana increased to 74960.34 BWP Million in June from 74431.79 BWP Million in May of 2018.
Saturday September 08 2018
Botswana Money Supply M1 at 16401.21 BWP Million  
Money Supply M1 in Botswana increased to 16401.21 BWP Million in June from 15738.87 BWP Million in May of 2018.
Saturday September 08 2018
Botswana Money Supply M2 at 72854.67 BWP Million  
Money Supply M2 in Botswana decreased to 72854.67 BWP Million in June from 73028.15 BWP Million in May of 2018.
Saturday September 08 2018
Botswana Money Supply M3 at 72854.67 BWP Million  
Money Supply M3 in Botswana decreased to 72854.67 BWP Million in June from 73028.15 BWP Million in May of 2018.
Monday August 27 2018
Botswana Foreign Exchange Reserves at 7385.00 USD Million  
Foreign Exchange Reserves in Botswana decreased to 7385 USD Million in May from 7559 USD Million in April of 2018.
Monday August 27 2018
Botswana Employed Persons at 410329.00  
The number of employed persons in Botswana increased to 410329 in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 409184 in the third quarter of 2017.
Monday August 27 2018
Botswana Wages at 6216.00 BWP/Month  
Wages in Botswana increased to 6216 BWP/Month in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 6088 BWP/Month in the third quarter of 2017.
Monday August 27 2018
Botswana Banks Balance Sheet at 84356.20 BWP Million  
Banks Balance Sheet in Botswana increased to 84356.20 BWP Million in May from 83387.90 BWP Million in April of 2018.
Friday August 24 2018
Botswana Interest Rate at 5.00 percent  
The Central Bank of Botswana left its benchmark interest rate steady at 5 percent on August 23rd 2018, as widely expected. Policymakers said that the decision is consistent with keeping the inflation rate within the the medium term target (3-6 percent). The annual inflation rate was unchanged at 3.1 percent between July and June of 2018 and the outlook remains positive and within the target range amid subdued domestic demand pressures and higher foreign prices. The economy expanded 3.3 percent in twelve months to March and it is expected to grow in the short to medium term, boosted by the mining and services sectors.
Thursday August 16 2018
Botswana GDP Annual Growth Rate at 4.80 percent  
The economy of Botswana grew 4.8 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2018, easing from a 6.5 percent expansion in the previous period. Output dropped for trade, hotels and restaurants (-0.7 percent vs 18.1 percent in Q4 2017), mostly due to the wholesale sub sector as diamond industries contribution declined. Additionally, output growth slowed for general government (2.8 percent vs 3.8 percent). Meanwhile, output increased faster for mining (12.1 percent vs 0.2 percent); transport (6.5 percent vs 3.8 percent) and finance (5.4 percent vs 4.6 percent). Also, output continued to rise for manufacturing (4.4 percent from 4.1 percent); social services (3.6 percent vs 3.5 percent); agriculture (3.1 percent vs 2.6 percent) and construction (3.5 percent vs 3.3 percent). On a quarterly basis, the GDP shrank 1.5 percent, after expanding 5.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Wednesday August 08 2018
Botswana Balance of Trade at 2425.30 BWP Million  
Botswana’s trade surplus widened to BWP 2425.3 million in May of 2018 from BWP 1328 million in the same month a year ago. It was the largest trade surplus since February last year, as exports jumped 21.1 percent year-on year to BWP 6553.1 million, boosted by higher sales of diamonds (20.0 percent). Main export partners were: India (23.9 percent of total exports), Belgium (17.4 percent), United Arab Emirates (15.7 percent), Israel (8.0 percent) and Singapore (7.9 percent). Meantime, imports rose 1.1 percent to BWP 4127.8 million, mainly due to purchases of machinery and electrical equipment (36.1 percent) and food, beverages and tobacco (31.4 percent). The most important import partners were: South Africa (78.5 percent of total imports), India (2.8 percent), Israel (2.6 percent) and China (2.3 percent).
Wednesday August 08 2018
Botswana Exports at 6553.10 Million BWP  
Exports in Botswana jumped 21.1 percent year-on year to BWP 6553.1 million in May of 2018, boosted by higher sales of diamonds (20.0 percent). Main export partners were: India (23.9 percent of total exports), Belgium (17.4 percent), United Arab Emirates (15.7 percent), Israel (8.0 percent) and Singapore (7.9 percent).
Wednesday August 08 2018
Botswana Imports at 4127.80 BWP Million  
Imports in Botswana rose 1.1 percent year-on-year to BWP 4127.8 million in May of 2018. Imports increased mainly due to purchases of machinery and electrical equipment (36.1 percent) and food, beverages and tobacco (31.4 percent). The most important import partners were: South Africa (78.5 percent of total imports), India (2.8 percent), Israel (2.6 percent) and China (2.3 percent).
Saturday August 04 2018
Botswana Foreign Direct Investment at 1093.13 BWP Million  
Foreign Direct Investment in Botswana increased by 1093.13 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Saturday August 04 2018
Botswana Current Account at 2619.02 BWP Million  
Botswana recorded a Current Account surplus of 2619.02 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018.
Wednesday July 18 2018
Botswana Industrial Production at 11.70 percent  
Industrial Production in Botswana increased 11.70 percent in the first quarter of 2018 over the same quarter in the previous year.
Wednesday July 18 2018
Botswana Mining Production at 12.60 percent  
Mining production in Botswana increased 12.60 percent year-on-year in first quarter of 2018, following a 0.5 percent rise in the previous period.
Monday July 16 2018
Botswana Government Budget Value at -379.40 BWP Million  
Botswana recorded a government budget deficit of 379.40 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Monday July 09 2018
Botswana GDP per capita PPP at 15807.37 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Botswana was last recorded at 15807.37 US dollars in 2017, when adjusted by purchasing power parity (PPP). The GDP per Capita, in Botswana, when adjusted by Purchasing Power Parity is equivalent to 89 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 09 2018
Botswana GDP per capita at 7523.22 USD  
The Gross Domestic Product per capita in Botswana was last recorded at 7523.22 US dollars in 2017. The GDP per Capita in Botswana is equivalent to 60 percent of the world's average.
Monday July 09 2018
Botswana GDP at 17.41 USD Billion  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Botswana was worth 17.41 billion US dollars in 2017. The GDP value of Botswana represents 0.03 percent of the world economy.
Saturday July 07 2018
Botswana Consumer Spending at 10925.60 BWP Million  
Consumer Spending in Botswana increased to 10925.60 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 10792.60 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Thursday July 05 2018
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 July 04 2018
Botswana Lending Rate at 6.50 percent  
Lending Rate in Botswana remained unchanged at 6.50 percent in June from 6.50 percent in May of 2018.
Friday June 29 2018
Botswana GDP From Transport at 1447.40 BWP Million  
GDP From Transport in Botswana decreased to 1447.40 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 1451.10 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Friday June 29 2018
Botswana GDP From Utilities at 168.90 BWP Million  
GDP From Utilities in Botswana increased to 168.90 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 145.70 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Friday June 29 2018
Botswana GDP From Manufacturing at 1340.90 BWP Millon  
GDP From Manufacturing in Botswana decreased to 1340.90 BWP Millon in the first quarter of 2018 from 1438 BWP Millon in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Friday June 29 2018
Botswana GDP From Mining at 2477.60 BWP Million  
GDP From Mining in Botswana increased to 2477.60 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 2375.10 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Friday June 29 2018
Botswana GDP From Public Administration at 3030.00 BWP Million  
GDP From Public Administration in Botswana increased to 3030 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 3017.20 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Friday June 29 2018
Botswana GDP From Services at 5075.60 BWP Million  
GDP From Services in Botswana decreased to 5075.60 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 5528.30 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Friday June 29 2018
Botswana GDP From Agriculture at 368.40 BWP Million  
GDP From Agriculture in Botswana decreased to 368.40 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 376.20 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Friday June 29 2018
Botswana GDP From Construction at 1776.20 BWP Million  
GDP From Construction in Botswana increased to 1776.20 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 1772.60 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Friday June 29 2018
Botswana GDP Constant Prices at 23549.50 BWP Million  
GDP Constant Prices in Botswana decreased to 23549.50 BWP Million in the first quarter of 2018 from 23896.60 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Friday June 29 2018
Botswana GDP Growth Rate at -1.50 percent  
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Botswana contracted 1.50 percent in the first quarter of 2018 over the previous quarter.
Monday May 14 2018
Botswana Government Budget at -0.10 percent of GDP  
Botswana recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 0.10 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Wednesday May 09 2018
Botswana Unemployment Rate at 18.10 percent  
Unemployment Rate in Botswana increased to 18.10 percent in 2017 from 17.60 percent in 2016.
Monday May 07 2018
Deposit Interest Rate in Botswana at 1.46 percent  
Deposit Interest Rate in Botswana decreased to 1.46 percent in 2017 from 2.10 percent in 2016.
Wednesday May 02 2018
Botswana Military Expenditure at 486.96 USD Million  
Military Expenditure in Botswana decreased to 486.96 USD Million in 2017 from 514.46 USD Million in 2016.
Tuesday April 17 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 April 16 2018
Botswana Government Spending at 19349.00 BWP Million  
Government Spending in Botswana increased to 19349 BWP Million in 2017 from 18459.60 BWP Million in 2016.
Monday April 16 2018
Botswana Gross Fixed Capital Formation at 28704.90 BWP Million  
Gross Fixed Capital Formation in Botswana decreased to 28704.90 BWP Million in 2017 from 31669.70 BWP Million in 2016.
Saturday April 14 2018
Botswana Changes in Inventories at -2215.60 BWP Million  
The stocks of goods held by firms in Botswana decreased by 2215.60 BWP Million in 2017.
Friday April 13 2018
Botswana Government Debt to GDP at 22.30 percent  
Botswana recorded a government debt equivalent to 22.30 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2017.
Friday March 02 2018
Botswana Government Debt at 26977.00 BWP Million  
Government Debt in Botswana increased to 26977 BWP Million in 2017 from 26216.40 BWP Million in 2016.
Wednesday February 28 2018
Botswana Government Revenues at 13044.20 BWP Million  
Government Revenues in Botswana decreased to 13044.20 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 16048.50 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2017.
Wednesday February 28 2018
Botswana Fiscal Expenditure at 13523.40 BWP Million  
Fiscal Expenditure in Botswana decreased to 13523.40 BWP Million in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 15659.60 BWP Million in the third quarter of 2017.
Tuesday February 27 2018
Botswana Corruption Index at 61.00 Points  
Botswana scored 61 points out of 100 on the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Tuesday February 27 2018
Botswana Corruption Rank at 34.00  
Botswana is the 34 least corrupt nation out of 175 countries, according to the 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index reported by Transparency International.
Tuesday February 13 2018
Botswana Sales Tax Rate - VAT at 12.00 percent  
The Sales Tax Rate in Botswana stands at 12 percent.
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.
Wednesday November 22 2017
Botswana Terrorism Index at 0.00  
Terrorism Index in Botswana remained unchanged at 0 in 2016 from 0 in 2015.
Tuesday October 31 2017
Ease of Doing Business in Botswana at 81.00  
Botswana is ranked 81 among 190 economies in the ease of doing business, according to the latest World Bank annual ratings. The rank of Botswana deteriorated to 81 in 2017 from 71 in 2016.
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.
Wednesday October 18 2017
Botswana Competitiveness Index at 4.30 Points  
Botswana scored 4.30 points out of 7 on the 2017-2018 Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
Wednesday October 18 2017
Botswana Competitiveness Rank at 63.00  
Botswana is the 63 most competitive nation in the world out of 137 countries ranked in the 2017-2018 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.
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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