Botswana Trade

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 7,473
No. Of products 2,239
No. Of partners 124
Imports (in US$ Mil) 8,459
No. Of products 3,968
No. Of partners 153

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.19
Index of export market penetration1.60
World Growth12.59
Country Growth20.54

Service Indicators 2021

Service imports (BoP, current US$)1,178,095,821.33
Service exports (BoP, current US$)497,859,355.52
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)46.88
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)41.94

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates1,914 25.61
Belgium1,755 23.48
India1,291 17.27
South Africa681 9.12
Israel451 6.03
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa4,639 54.83
Belgium1,204 14.23
United Arab Emirates406 4.80
India404 4.77
Namibia400 4.73

Botswana Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials6,111 81.77 2,811 33.23 0.03
Intermediate goods980 13.12 1,411 16.68 0.45
Consumer goods239 3.20 2,883 34.08 2.20
Capital goods141 1.88 1,347 15.93 0.55

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Diamonds non-industr ...5,862,836.35
Diamonds non-industr ...851,254.03
Copper ores and conc ...109,013.01
Ignition wiring sets ...95,402.18
Live pure-bred breed ...48,934.05
Diamonds non-industr ...2,325,488.64
Petroleum oils, etc, ...824,652.28
Diamonds non-industr ...444,599.93
Diamonds unsorted wh ...191,575.43
Electrical energy143,277.80

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Botswana

Tariffs 2021

No. Of Tariff Agreement 11
Simple Average (%) 7.79
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 7,135,900.69
Maximum Rate (%) 294.84
Weighted Average (%) 0.95
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 65.36

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff (2009)0.06
Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff (2009)0.01

Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

Services Trade Restrictions Index - Over All38.30

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

No Of NTM Measures...
No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit)...

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB)

Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average...
Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average...

World Development Indicators (WDI)

2021 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)18,737
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)6,610.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-925.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-4.94

Doing Business

2019 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank87
Trading Across Borders Rank55

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.05
LPI Rank57