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Botswana Trade Summary

2019

Botswana exports, imports, tariff by year.
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BOTSWANA 2019

Overall Exports and Imports for Botswana 2019

Exports and imports of Botswana in 2019 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,238 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 6,559 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,255 products were exported to 103 countries and 3,989 products were imported from 145 countries.

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners 2019

Top five countries to which Botswana exported in 2019 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Botswana exports to India worth US$ 1,131 million, with a partner share of 21.60 percent.
  2. Botswana exports to Belgium worth US$ 1,026 million, with a partner share of 19.59 percent.
  3. Botswana exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 953 million, with a partner share of 18.19 percent.
  4. Botswana exports to South Africa worth US$ 503 million, with a partner share of 9.61 percent.
  5. Botswana exports to Israel worth US$ 374 million, with a partner share of 7.14 percent.

Top five countries from which Botswana imported goods in 2019 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Botswana imports from South Africa worth US$ 3,799 million, with a partner share of 57.93 percent.
  2. Botswana imports from Namibia worth US$ 521 million, with a partner share of 7.94 percent.
  3. Botswana imports from Canada worth US$ 454 million, with a partner share of 6.92 percent.
  4. Botswana imports from India worth US$ 270 million, with a partner share of 4.11 percent.
  5. Botswana imports from Belgium worth US$ 216 million, with a partner share of 3.29 percent.

Botswana Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2019

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$ 3,902,685.78 million.
  2. Botswana exported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 835,850.26 million.
  3. Botswana exported Ignition wiring sets&oth wiring sets of a kind , worth US$ 83,421.17 million.
  4. Botswana exported Gold in unwrought forms non-monetary , worth US$ 40,619.07 million.
  5. Botswana exported Disodium carbonate , worth US$ 33,104.05 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$ 974,412.01 million.
  2. Botswana imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 704,637.07 million.
  3. Botswana imported Diamonds unsorted whether or not worked , worth US$ 445,679.37 million.
  4. Botswana imported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 440,439.39 million.
  5. Botswana imported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 152,721.37 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2019

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2019 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2019

Tariffs imposed by Botswana in 2019 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 3,000 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 8.19 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 0.96 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 5,430,350.39 and duty free tariff line items share was 67.34 percent.

Development Indicators 2019

Key Development Indicators of Botswana in 2019 are below

  • Botswana GDP in current US dollar was 18,362 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 7,660.00 .
  • Botswana Trade balance: as % of GDP was -8.11.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was -1,490.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 75.70 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 11.09 .

Trade Indicators 2019

Trade Indicators for Botswana in 2019 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.15.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.56.
  • World Growth in percentage was -1.13 and Botswana Country Growth was -11.78 .