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Botswana Trade Summary

2006

Botswana exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BOTSWANA 2006

Overall Exports and Imports for Botswana 2006

Exports and imports of Botswana in 2006 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 4,506 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 3,053 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,725 products were exported to 115 countries and 4,442 products were imported from 129 countries.

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners 2006

Top five countries to which Botswana exported in 2006 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Botswana exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 3,258 million, with a partner share of 72.30 percent.
  2. Botswana exports to Norway worth US$ 426 million, with a partner share of 9.45 percent.
  3. Botswana exports to South Africa worth US$ 288 million, with a partner share of 6.40 percent.
  4. Botswana exports to Zimbabwe worth US$ 253 million, with a partner share of 5.62 percent.
  5. Botswana exports to United States worth US$ 83 million, with a partner share of 1.85 percent.

Top five countries from which Botswana imported goods in 2006 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Botswana imports from South Africa worth US$ 2,620 million, with a partner share of 85.82 percent.
  2. Botswana imports from Zimbabwe worth US$ 48 million, with a partner share of 1.56 percent.
  3. Botswana imports from China worth US$ 35 million, with a partner share of 1.15 percent.
  4. Botswana imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 33 million, with a partner share of 1.08 percent.
  5. Botswana imports from United States worth US$ 27 million, with a partner share of 0.88 percent.

Botswana Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2006

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Botswana along with trade value are:

  1. Botswana exported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth 3,262,192.34 (US$ Thousands).
  2. Botswana exported Copper mattes , worth 617,277.76 (US$ Thousands).
  3. Botswana exported Copper ores and concentrates , worth 57,758.16 (US$ Thousands).
  4. Botswana exported Diamonds industrial nes excluding mounted or se , worth 44,586.34 (US$ Thousands).
  5. Botswana exported Fresh or chilled boneless bovine meat , worth 42,758.04 (US$ Thousands).

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Botswana along with trade value are

  1. Botswana imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth 75,118.55 (US$ Thousands).
  2. Botswana imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth 68,116.41 (US$ Thousands).
  3. Botswana imported Nickel ores and concentrates , worth 60,040.79 (US$ Thousands).
  4. Botswana imported Gas powered trucks with a GVW not exceeding fiv , worth 55,490.26 (US$ Thousands).
  5. Botswana imported Electrical energy , worth 42,362.85 (US$ Thousands).

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2006

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2006 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2006

Tariffs imposed by Botswana in 2006 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 883.14 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 7.32 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 0.88 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 4,401,484.13 and duty free tariff line items share was 61.99 percent.

Development Indicators 2006

Key Development Indicators of Botswana in 2006 are below

  • Botswana GDP in current US dollar was 9,919 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 5,250.00 .
  • Botswana Trade balance: as % of GDP was 16.95.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 1,681.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 86.61 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 13.64 .

Trade Indicators 2006

Trade Indicators for Botswana in 2006 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.43.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.53.
  • World Growth in percentage was 7.64 and Botswana Country Growth was -8.89 .