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Botswana Trade Summary

2017

Botswana exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR BOTSWANA 2017

Overall Exports and Imports for Botswana 2017

Exports and imports of Botswana in 2017 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 5,898 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 5,284 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,521 products were exported to 98 countries and 4,128 products were imported from 155 countries.

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

Top five countries to which Botswana exported in 2017 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Botswana exports to Belgium worth US$ 1,347 million, with a partner share of 22.83 percent.
  2. Botswana exports to India worth US$ 1,163 million, with a partner share of 19.72 percent.
  3. Botswana exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 977 million, with a partner share of 16.56 percent.
  4. Botswana exports to South Africa worth US$ 535 million, with a partner share of 9.07 percent.
  5. Botswana exports to Singapore worth US$ 483 million, with a partner share of 8.19 percent.

Top five countries from which Botswana imported goods in 2017 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Botswana imports from South Africa worth US$ 3,398 million, with a partner share of 64.30 percent.
  2. Botswana imports from Canada worth US$ 467 million, with a partner share of 8.84 percent.
  3. Botswana imports from Namibia worth US$ 354 million, with a partner share of 6.71 percent.
  4. Botswana imports from India worth US$ 188 million, with a partner share of 3.56 percent.
  5. Botswana imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 125 million, with a partner share of 2.37 percent.

Botswana Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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$ 4,691,371.89 million.
  2. Botswana exported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 538,852.51 million.
  3. Botswana exported Diamond dust or powder , worth US$ 103,782.63 million.
  4. Botswana exported Ignition wiring sets&oth wiring sets of a kind , worth US$ 84,870.82 million.
  5. Botswana exported Frozen boneless bovine meat , worth US$ 46,248.58 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$ 766,137.62 million.
  2. Botswana imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 718,412.43 million.
  3. Botswana imported Diamonds unsorted whether or not worked , worth US$ 427,772.02 million.
  4. Botswana imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 144,656.70 million.
  5. Botswana imported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 144,132.06 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2017

Tariffs imposed by Botswana in 2017 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was 366.24 percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was 4.07 percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was 1.12 .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were 4,766,715.96 and duty free tariff line items share was 79.15 percent.

Development Indicators 2017

Key Development Indicators of Botswana in 2017 are below

  • Botswana GDP in current US dollar was 17,407 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 6,730.00 .
  • Botswana Trade balance: as % of GDP was 5.90.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was 1,027.00 million.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was 73.76 .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 11.05 .

Trade Indicators 2017

Trade Indicators for Botswana in 2017 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.18.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.48.
  • World Growth in percentage was 1.50 and Botswana Country Growth was -10.12 .