This page displays a table with Botswana Exports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Botswana Exports By Category Value Year
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $6.78B 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $131.71M 2021
Ores slag and ash $110.01M 2021
Live animals $80.07M 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $47.58M 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $44.12M 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $34.09M 2021
Plastics $32.57M 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $29.83M 2021
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $29.12M 2021
Iron and steel $16.69M 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $14.63M 2021
Pharmaceutical products $13.55M 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $12.17M 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $9.60M 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $6.34M 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $5.75M 2021
Aluminum $5.68M 2021
Copper $5.64M 2021
Articles of iron or steel $5.39M 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $5.14M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $4.51M 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $3.65M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $3.09M 2021
Cereals $3.06M 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $2.67M 2021
Lac, gums, resins $2.62M 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $2.56M 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $2.52M 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $2.25M 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $2.13M 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $1.94M 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $1.92M 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $1.83M 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $1.71M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $1.69M 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $1.59M 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $1.42M 2021
Rubbers $1.33M 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $1.25M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $1.18M 2021
Glass and glassware $1.05M 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $1.04M 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $1.03M 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $970.07K 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $858.52K 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $748.77K 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $709.22K 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $631.73K 2021
Lead $513.51K 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $501.66K 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $430.09K 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $414.84K 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $369.68K 2021
Fertilizers $346.04K 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $315.90K 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $288.79K 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $257.62K 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $222.02K 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $211.73K 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $208.43K 2021
Headgear and $205.36K 2021
Ceramic products $180.35K 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $166.53K 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $144.81K 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $135.04K 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $119.27K 2021
Organic chemicals $109.26K 2021
Cotton $99.80K 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $70.96K 2021
Zinc $70.38K 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $61.54K 2021
Manmade filaments $57.84K 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $56.09K 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $50.41K 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $26.12K 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $20.77K 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $20.70K 2021
Products of animal origin $19.40K 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $15.93K 2021
Clocks and watches $12.83K 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $11.56K 2021
Manmade staple fibers $11.46K 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $10.65K 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $10.11K 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $9.19K 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $8.95K 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $5.74K 2021
Nickel $5.72K 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $4.60K 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $1.79K 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $1.62K 2021
Silk $151 2021
Cork and articles of cork $119 2020
Tin $39 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $47 2018
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $9 2018




Botswana Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 483.30 -276.60 4102.21 -6683.00 BWP Million [+]
Current Account 1464.63 -3566.60 13555.44 -10418.52 BWP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.90 -10.60 32.00 -28.30 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 8380.90 6706.30 10002.80 1383.10 BWP Million [+]
Exports 8864.20 6429.70 10747.20 146.70 Million BWP [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 207.95 194.35 3368.73 -1418.00 BWP Million [+]
External Debt 15768.90 12836.80 18344.85 1771.80 BWP Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]