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Botswana Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.
Botswana monthly trade data
Botswana quarterly trade data

Please note: The data from various sources are not from the same year.

TRADE SUMMARY FOR Botswana

Overall Exports and Imports for Botswana 2016

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

Top 5 Products exports 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:

  • Botswana exported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 6,018,526.03 million.
  • Botswana exported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 400,675.01 million.
  • Botswana exported Nickel mattes , worth US$ 235,238.83 million.
  • Botswana exported Ignition wiring sets&oth wiring sets of a kind , worth US$ 113,524.31 million.
  • 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

  • Botswana imported Diamonds non-industrial unworked or simply sawn , worth US$ 1,361,985.22 million.
  • Botswana imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 628,280.83 million.
  • Botswana imported Diamonds unsorted whether or not worked , worth US$ 321,230.09 million.
  • Botswana imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 157,653.56 million.
  • Botswana imported Electrical energy , worth US$ 141,223.25 million.

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners 2016

The top five countries to which Botswana exported 2016 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  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.

The top five countries to which Botswana imported goods 2016 along with the share in percentage are

  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 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.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2015

Tariffs imposed by Botswana in 2015 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 395.80.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 7.61.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 0.56.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 7,260,562.68 and duty free tariff line items share is 60.59.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.01.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.06.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is not available.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is not available.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) .

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year is not available.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year is not available.

Botswana World Development Indicators (WDI) 2016

Key Development Indicators of Botswana in 2016 are below

WDI

Botswana Doing Business 2016

  • The ease of doing business rank for Botswana is 71.
  • The trade across border rank is 51.
Doing Business

Botswana Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA),

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for is not available.
CPIA

BotswanaLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2014

  • The LPI score for Botswana in 2014 is 2.49.
  • The LPI rank is 120.
LPI

Botswana Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Botswana is 38.30.
SPRD