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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

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Botswana

Overall Exports and Imports for Botswana 2017

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 5,898 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 5,284 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 2,521 products are exported to 98 countries and 4,128 products are imported from 155 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2017

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$ 4,691,371.89 million.
  • Botswana exported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 538,852.51 million.
  • Botswana exported Diamond dust or powder , worth US$ 103,782.63 million.
  • Botswana exported Ignition wiring sets&oth wiring sets of a kind , worth US$ 84,870.82 million.
  • Botswana exported Frozen boneless bovine meat , worth US$ 46,248.58 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$ 766,137.62 million.
  • Botswana imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 718,412.43 million.
  • Botswana imported Diamonds unsorted whether or not worked , worth US$ 427,772.02 million.
  • Botswana imported Other medicaments of mixed or unmixed products, , worth US$ 144,656.70 million.
  • Botswana imported Diamonds non-industrial nes excluding mounted o , worth US$ 144,132.06 million.

Botswana top 5 Export and Import partners 2017

The top five countries to which Botswana exported 2017 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Botswana exports to Belgium worth US$ 1,347 million, with a partner share of 22.83 percent.
  2. Botswana exports to India worth US$ 1,163 million, with a partner share of 19.72 percent.
  3. Botswana exports to United Arab Emirates worth US$ 977 million, with a partner share of 16.56 percent.
  4. Botswana exports to South Africa worth US$ 535 million, with a partner share of 9.07 percent.
  5. Botswana exports to Singapore worth US$ 483 million, with a partner share of 8.19 percent.

The top five countries to which Botswana imported goods 2017 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Botswana imports from South Africa worth US$ 3,398 million, with a partner share of 64.30 percent.
  2. Botswana imports from Canada worth US$ 467 million, with a partner share of 8.84 percent.
  3. Botswana imports from Namibia worth US$ 354 million, with a partner share of 6.71 percent.
  4. Botswana imports from India worth US$ 188 million, with a partner share of 3.56 percent.
  5. Botswana imports from United Arab Emirates worth US$ 125 million, with a partner share of 2.37 percent.

Botswana Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2017

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2017 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2017

Tariffs imposed by Botswana in 2017 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 366.24.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 4.07.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 1.12.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 4,766,715.96 and duty free tariff line items share is 79.15.

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) 2017

Key Development Indicators of Botswana in 2017 are below

WDI

Botswana Doing Business 2018

  • The ease of doing business rank for Botswana is 81.
  • The trade across border rank is 50.
Doing Business

Botswana Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA),

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for is not available.
CPIA

BotswanaLogistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Botswana in 2016 is 3.05.
  • The LPI rank is 57.
LPI

Botswana Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

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