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Botswana Trade Summary

2013

Botswana exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BOTSWANA 2013

Overall Exports and Imports for Botswana 2013

Exports and imports of Botswana in 2013 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 7,933 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 9,479 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,586 products were exported to 102 countries and 4,209 products were imported from 123 countries.

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners 2013

Top five countries to which Botswana exported in 2013 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Botswana exports to United Kingdom worth US$ 2,500 million, with a partner share of 31.51 percent.
  2. Botswana exports to South Africa worth US$ 1,217 million, with a partner share of 15.35 percent.
  3. Botswana exports to Belgium worth US$ 952 million, with a partner share of 12.00 percent.
  4. Botswana exports to Namibia worth US$ 923 million, with a partner share of 11.64 percent.
  5. Botswana exports to Canada worth US$ 496 million, with a partner share of 6.25 percent.

Top five countries from which Botswana imported goods in 2013 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Botswana imports from South Africa worth US$ 6,170 million, with a partner share of 65.09 percent.
  2. Botswana imports from Namibia worth US$ 1,130 million, with a partner share of 11.92 percent.
  3. Botswana imports from United Kingdom worth US$ 490 million, with a partner share of 5.17 percent.
  4. Botswana imports from Canada worth US$ 427 million, with a partner share of 4.51 percent.
  5. Botswana imports from Belgium worth US$ 302 million, with a partner share of 3.18 percent.

Botswana Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2013

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 US$ 5,721,487.86 million.
  2. Botswana exported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 790,241.72 million.
  3. Botswana exported Nickel mattes , worth US$ 433,214.44 million.
  4. Botswana exported Copper ores and concentrates , worth US$ 128,353.47 million.
  5. Botswana exported Diamonds industrial unworked or simply sawn, cl , worth US$ 77,015.73 million.

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

  1. Botswana imported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 2,813,718.75 million.
  2. Botswana imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 2,054,116.53 million.
  3. Botswana imported Electrical energy , worth US$ 239,955.43 million.
  4. Botswana imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 141,222.33 million.
  5. Botswana imported Dump trucks designed for off-highway use , worth US$ 112,343.47 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2013

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2013 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2013

Tariffs imposed by Botswana in 2013 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 477.62 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 4.59 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 0.50 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 7,310,937.50 and duty free tariff line items share was 72.61 percent.

Development Indicators 2013

Key Development Indicators of Botswana in 2013 are below

  • Botswana GDP in current US dollar was 14,902 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 7,570.00 .
  • Botswana Trade balance: as % of GDP was 0.49.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 73.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 122.55 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 13.05 .

Trade Indicators 2013

Trade Indicators for Botswana in 2013 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.33.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.77.
  • World Growth in percentage was 1.20 and Botswana Country Growth was 11.12 .