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Botswana Trade Summary

2016

Botswana exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BOTSWANA 2016

Overall Exports and Imports for Botswana 2016

Exports and imports of Botswana in 2016 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 7,321 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 6,103 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,513 products were exported to 114 countries and 4,063 products were imported from 142 countries.

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

Top five countries to which Botswana exported in 2016 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Botswana exports to Belgium worth US$ 1,383 million, with a partner share of 18.89 percent.
  2. Botswana exports to India worth US$ 1,107 million, with a partner share of 15.13 percent.
  3. Botswana exports to South Africa worth US$ 993 million, with a partner share of 13.57 percent.
  4. Botswana exports to Namibia worth US$ 848 million, with a partner share of 11.58 percent.
  5. Botswana exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 709 million, with a partner share of 9.68 percent.

Top five countries from which Botswana imported goods in 2016 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Botswana imports from South Africa worth US$ 3,940 million, with a partner share of 64.56 percent.
  2. Botswana imports from Namibia worth US$ 641 million, with a partner share of 10.51 percent.
  3. Botswana imports from Canada worth US$ 343 million, with a partner share of 5.63 percent.
  4. Botswana imports from India worth US$ 159 million, with a partner share of 2.60 percent.
  5. Botswana imports from Belgium worth US$ 156 million, with a partner share of 2.56 percent.

Botswana Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2016

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$ 6,018,526.03 million.
  2. Botswana exported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 400,675.01 million.
  3. Botswana exported Nickel mattes , worth US$ 235,238.83 million.
  4. Botswana exported Ignition wiring sets&oth wiring sets of a kind , worth US$ 113,524.31 million.
  5. Botswana exported Fresh or chilled boneless bovine meat , worth US$ 52,431.22 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$ 1,361,985.22 million.
  2. Botswana imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 628,280.83 million.
  3. Botswana imported Diamonds unsorted whether or not worked , worth US$ 321,230.09 million.
  4. Botswana imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 157,653.56 million.
  5. Botswana imported Electrical energy , worth US$ 141,223.25 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2016

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2016 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2016

Tariffs imposed by Botswana in 2016 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 398.11 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 8.34 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 0.59 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 5,773,273.93 and duty free tariff line items share was 60 percent.

Development Indicators 2016

Key Development Indicators of Botswana in 2016 are below

  • Botswana GDP in current US dollar was 15,646 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 6,560.00 .
  • Botswana Trade balance: as % of GDP was 8.36.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 1,308.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 96.76 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 11.95 .

Trade Indicators 2016

Trade Indicators for Botswana in 2016 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.15.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.68.
  • World Growth in percentage was -1.38 and Botswana Country Growth was 25.43 .