Botswana Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 7,321
No. Of products 2,513
No. Of partners 114
Imports (in US$ Mil) 6,103
No. Of products 4,063
No. Of partners 142

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.15
Index of export market penetration1.50
World Growth-4.43
Country Growth25.44

Service Indicators

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

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Belgium1,383 18.89
India1,107 15.13
South Africa993 13.57
Namibia848 11.58
United Arab Emirates709 9.68
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa3,940 64.56
Namibia641 10.51
Canada343 5.63
India159 2.60
Belgium156 2.56

Botswana Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials6,182 84.45 1,995 32.68 0.00
Intermediate goods766 10.46 718 11.76 0.50
Consumer goods267 3.65 2,278 37.33 1.50
Capital goods95 1.29 1,039 17.02 0.72

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Diamonds non-industr ...6,018,526.03
Diamonds non-industr ...400,675.01
Nickel mattes235,238.83
Ignition wiring sets ...113,524.31
Fresh or chilled bon ...52,431.22
Diamonds non-industr ...1,361,985.22
Petroleum oils, etc, ...628,280.83
Diamonds unsorted wh ...321,230.09
Other medicaments of ...157,653.56
Electrical energy141,223.25

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Botswana

Tariffs 2016

No. Of Tariff Agreement 4
Simple Average (%) 8.34
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 5,773,273.93
Maximum Rate (%) 398.11
Weighted Average (%) 0.59
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 60

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)

2016 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)15,275
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)6,610.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)...
Trade Balance (% of GDP)...

Doing Business

2018 Doing Business »
Ease of Doing Business Rank81
Trading Across Borders Rank50

Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA)

CPIA Trade Ratings...

Logistics Performance Index (LPI)

2016 LPI »
LPI Score3.05
LPI Rank57