Botswana Trade

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Botswana monthly trade data

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 4,256
No. Of products 1,989
No. Of partners 107
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,503
No. Of products 3,918
No. Of partners 153

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.17
Index of export market penetration1.58
World Growth-3.91
Country Growth-8.58

Service Indicators 2020

Service imports (BoP, current US$)...
Service exports (BoP, current US$)...
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)46.37
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)29.66

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
United Arab Emirates917 21.54
Belgium912 21.43
India892 20.96
South Africa569 13.37
Singapore259 6.09
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa3,812 58.61
Belgium508 7.80
Namibia496 7.63
United Arab Emirates283 4.35
Canada207 3.19

Botswana Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials3,304 77.64 2,045 31.44 0.01
Intermediate goods675 15.85 1,001 15.40 0.30
Consumer goods182 4.27 2,335 35.90 1.82
Capital goods93 2.18 1,120 17.22 0.57

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Diamonds non-industr ...3,192,302.27
Diamonds non-industr ...556,160.61
Ignition wiring sets ...70,925.25
Gold in unwrought fo ...46,354.93
Disodium carbonate39,981.28
Diamonds non-industr ...1,578,590.02
Petroleum oils, etc, ...622,262.07
Diamonds non-industr ...218,178.30
Diamonds unsorted wh ...200,813.95
Electrical energy197,415.41

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Botswana

Tariffs 2020

No. Of Tariff Agreement 9
Simple Average (%) 7.69
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 5,513,139.26
Maximum Rate (%) 101.69
Weighted Average (%) 0.80
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 65.69

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)

2020 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)15,782
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)6,640.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)-2,636.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)-16.70

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