Botswana recorded a trade surplus of 713 BWP Million in December of 2021. source: Central Statistics Office, Botswana

Balance of Trade in Botswana averaged -358.89 BWP Million from 2005 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 4102.21 BWP Million in March of 2007 and a record low of -6683 BWP Million in July of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Botswana Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Botswana Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2022.

Balance of Trade in Botswana is expected to be -900.00 BWP Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Botswana Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 1600.00 BWP Million in 2023 and 2400.00 BWP Million in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Botswana Balance of Trade

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-11-25 11:00 AM Sep BWP-482.9M BWP-1713.6M BWP -1200M
2021-12-24 10:30 AM Oct BWP-3841M BWP-380.4M BWP -1800M

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade 713.00 -2387.80 BWP Million Dec 2021
Imports 6417.20 8302.80 BWP Million Dec 2021
Exports 7128.00 5915.00 Million BWP Dec 2021

Botswana Balance of Trade
Botswana exports mostly diamonds (more than 60% of total exports), copper and nickel, beef and textiles. Botswana's main exports partners are United Kingdom (56% of total exports), South Africa, Israel and Belgium. 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.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
713.00 -2387.80 4102.21 -6683.00 2005 - 2021 BWP Million Monthly
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