Botswana Trade at a Glance : Most Recent Values

Latest trade data available from various sources.

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Botswana monthly trade data

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Overall Exports and Imports

Exports (in US$ Mil) 5,898
No. Of products 2,521
No. Of partners 98
Imports (in US$ Mil) 5,284
No. Of products 4,128
No. Of partners 155

Trade Indicator

HH Market concentration index0.18
Index of export market penetration1.48
World Growth1.50
Country Growth-10.12

Service Indicators 2017

Service imports (BoP, current US$)900,739,721.11
Service exports (BoP, current US$)1,023,105,759.00
Imports of goods and services (% of GDP)33.93
Exports of goods and services (% of GDP)39.83

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Belgium1,347 22.83
India1,163 19.72
United Arab Emirates977 16.56
South Africa535 9.07
Singapore483 8.19
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa3,398 64.30
Canada467 8.84
Namibia354 6.71
India188 3.56
United Arab Emirates125 2.37

Botswana Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials4,925 83.50 1,452 27.47 0.00
Intermediate goods648 10.99 677 12.81 0.35
Consumer goods219 3.71 2,198 41.60 3.09
Capital goods103 1.74 934 17.68 0.43

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Diamonds non-industr ...4,691,371.89
Diamonds non-industr ...538,852.51
Diamond dust or powd ...103,782.63
Ignition wiring sets ...84,870.82
Frozen boneless bovi ...46,248.58
Diamonds non-industr ...766,137.62
Petroleum oils, etc, ...718,412.43
Diamonds unsorted wh ...427,772.02
Other medicaments of ...144,656.70
Diamonds non-industr ...144,132.06

Tariff and Trade Barriers for Botswana

Tariffs 2017

No. Of Tariff Agreement 9
Simple Average (%) 4.07
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand) 4,766,715.96
Maximum Rate (%) 366.24
Weighted Average (%) 1.12
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%) 79.15

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)

2017 WDI »
GDP (current US$ Mil)17,407
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)6,730.00
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil)1,027.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP)5.90

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