Botswana Trade Balance

2001 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

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Botswana's Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 344.4 USD mn in May 2020, compared with a deficit of 101.5 USD mn in the previous month. Botswana's Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 2001 to May 2020, with an averaged value of -11.4 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 370.5 USD mn in May 2016 and a record low of -865.0 USD mn in Jul 2012. CEIC converts monthly Trade Balance into USD. The Central Statistical Office of the Republic of Botswana provides Trade Balance in local currency. The Bank of Botswana average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Trade Balance prior to January 2005 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports, Botswana's Total Exports reached 22.8 USD mn in May 2020, a decrease of 95.5 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 367.2 USD mn in May 2020, a decrease of 32.8 % year on year.

What was Botswana's Trade Balance in May 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

-344.4

USD mn May 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2020

-101.5

USD mn Apr 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - May 2020

-865.0

Jul 2012

370.5

May 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - May 2020

Updated on 28 Jul 2020

Trade Balance by Country Comparison

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All Countries/Regions
Asia and Oceania
Europe and Central Asia
Middle East and Africa
North and South America
Country/Region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn)

-261.4

Jun 2020

monthly

Oct 1998 - Jun 2020

Algeria (USD mn)

-634.0

Sep 2018

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2018

Argentina (USD mn)

1,482.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1991 - Jun 2020

Armenia (USD mn)

-141.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Nov 1995 - Jun 2020

Australia (USD mn)

5,658.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jul 1971 - Jun 2020

Austria (USD mn)

-499.1

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Azerbaijan (USD mn)

-109.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2020

Bahrain (USD mn)

856.2

2019

yearly

1966 - 2019

Bangladesh (USD mn)

-1,309.4

May 2020

monthly

Jul 1986 - May 2020

Belarus (USD mn)

207.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2020

Belgium (USD mn)

1,013.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2020

Bolivia (USD mn)

-6.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Oct 1994 - Jun 2020

Botswana (USD mn)

-344.4

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - May 2020

Brazil (USD mn)

8,060.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1959 - Jul 2020

Brunei (USD mn)

301.5

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Bulgaria (USD mn)

-265.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2020

Cambodia (USD mn)

-326.2

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Apr 2020

Canada (USD mn)

-2,352.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Jun 2020

Chile (USD mn)

1,173.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - Jul 2020

China (USD mn)

62,329.4

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Jul 2020

Colombia (USD mn)

-620.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1958 - Jun 2020

Croatia (USD mn)

-698.1

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - May 2020

Cyprus (USD mn)

-438.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Czech Republic (USD mn)

2,420.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jun 2020

Denmark (USD mn)

1,192.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jun 2020

Ecuador (USD mn)

399.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1965 - Jun 2020

Egypt (USD mn)

-2,586.3

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Estonia (USD mn)

-11.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

European Union (USD mn)

17,647.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2020

Finland (USD mn)

-230.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Jun 2020

France (USD mn)

-8,956.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2020

Georgia (USD mn)

-441.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Germany (USD mn)

16,325.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Greece (USD mn)

-1,586.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jun 2020

Hong Kong SAR, China (USD mn)

-4,302.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Hungary (USD mn)

810.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jun 2020

Iceland (USD mn)

-94.7

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

India (USD mn)

-4,830.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Indonesia (USD mn)

1,249.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1967 - Jun 2020

Iran (USD mn)

20,500.0

2015

yearly

1950 - 2015

Ireland (USD mn)

7,418.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jun 2020

Israel (USD mn)

-2,312.8

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - Jul 2020

Italy (USD mn)

6,226.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

Ivory Coast (USD mn)

-51.4

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1981 - Apr 2020

Japan (USD mn)

-3,940.4

Jun 2020

monthly

Apr 1995 - Jun 2020

Jordan (USD mn)

-705.3

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1972 - May 2020

Kazakhstan (USD mn)

1,141.9

May 2020

monthly

Sep 1995 - May 2020

Kenya (USD mn)

-691.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Oct 1992 - Jun 2020

South Korea (USD mn)

4,133.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Kosovo (USD mn)

-277.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Kuwait (USD mn)

461.1

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - May 2020

Kyrgyzstan (USD mn)

-90.7

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - May 2020

Laos (USD mn)

-338.6

Dec 2019

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Dec 2019

Latvia (USD mn)

-202.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jun 2020

Lebanon (USD mn)

-423.0

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - May 2020

Lithuania (USD mn)

-20.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1999 - Jun 2020

Luxembourg (USD mn)

-434.9

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1988 - May 2020

Macau SAR, China (USD mn)

-542.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jun 2020

North Macedonia (USD mn)

-118.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Dec 1993 - Jun 2020

Malawi (USD mn)

-118.2

Jun 2019

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jun 2019

Malaysia (USD mn)

5,815.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1990 - Jun 2020

Malta (USD mn)

-250.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1960 - Jun 2020

Mauritius (USD mn)

-190.7

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2006 - May 2020

Mexico (USD mn)

4,618.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1993 - Jun 2020

Moldova (USD mn)

-223.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2020

Mongolia (USD mn)

354.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jun 2020

Montenegro (USD mn)

-176.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jun 2020

Morocco (USD mn)

-756.5

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Myanmar (USD mn)

-415.1

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Nepal (USD mn)

-575.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Aug 1974 - Jun 2020

Netherlands (USD mn)

4,554.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jun 2020

New Zealand (USD mn)

274.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Nigeria (USD mn)

-497.5

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Mar 2020

Norway (USD mn)

-1,074.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Oman (USD mn)

1,089.2

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 1975 - Mar 2020

Pakistan (USD mn)

-1,640.0

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1968 - Jul 2020

Panama (USD mn)

-466.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1964 - Jun 2020

Paraguay (USD mn)

177.2

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1995 - Jul 2020

Peru (USD mn)

433.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Philippines (USD mn)

-1,303.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Poland (USD mn)

1,231.4

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1986 - May 2020

Portugal (USD mn)

-932.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Qatar (USD mn)

4,273.4

Jun 2020

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2020

Romania (USD mn)

-1,487.7

Jun 2020

monthly

Aug 1990 - Jun 2020

Russia (USD mn)

5,753.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jun 2020

Saudi Arabia (USD mn)

117,268.6

2019

yearly

1957 - 2019

Serbia (USD mn)

-445.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2020

Singapore (USD mn)

3,579.9

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1976 - Jun 2020

Slovakia (USD mn)

799.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - Jun 2020

Slovenia (USD mn)

135.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Nov 1991 - Jun 2020

South Africa (USD mn)

2,721.4

Jun 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jun 2020

Spain (USD mn)

-391.6

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1985 - May 2020

Sri Lanka (USD mn)

-161.3

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1982 - Jun 2020

Sudan (USD mn)

-800.3

Dec 2019

monthly

Jan 2003 - Dec 2019

Sweden (USD mn)

246.7

May 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - May 2020

Switzerland (USD mn)

3,106.6

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Syria (USD mn)

-7,035.9

2019

yearly

1950 - 2019

Taiwan (USD mn)

4,468.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jul 2020

Tajikistan (USD mn)

-184.7

Nov 2019

monthly

Jan 2000 - Nov 2019

Thailand (USD mn)

1,610.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Tunisia (USD mn)

-342.6

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1959 - Jul 2020

Turkey (USD mn)

-2,778.7

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2013 - Jun 2020

Ukraine (USD mn)

-656.2

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1998 - Jun 2020

United Arab Emirates (USD mn)

-13,296.1

Dec 2017

monthly

Jan 2009 - Dec 2017

United Kingdom (USD mn)

-17,381.4

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

United States (USD mn)

-70,985.0

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1986 - Jun 2020

Uruguay (USD mn)

87.8

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jun 2020

Venezuela (USD mn)

-3,437.1

Oct 2014

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2014

Vietnam (USD mn)

2,776.1

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1996 - Jul 2020

Yemen (USD mn)

-352.1

Apr 2020

monthly

Jun 1990 - Apr 2020

Botswana Key Series

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All Indicators
National Accounts
Production
Government and Public Finance
Demographic and Labour Market
Domestic Trade and Household Survey
Inflation
Foreign Trade
Balance of Payments
Monetary
Banking Statistics
Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates
Energy
Tourism
Financial Market
Transport and Telecommunications
National Accounts Last Frequency Range
Nominal GDP (USD mn)

4,575.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Real GDP Growth (%)

2.6

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2020

Nominal GDP Growth (%)

3.494

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1994 - Mar 2020

GDP per Capita (USD)

7,723.315

2017

yearly

1964 - 2017

GDP Deflator Growth (%)

0.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2020

Private Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

2,284.805

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Private Consumption: % of GDP (%)

49.9

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Public Consumption Expenditure (USD mn)

855.587

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Public Consumption: % of GDP (%)

18.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Investment: % of GDP (%)

35.7

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Fixed Capital Formation (USD mn)

1,438.201

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross National Product (USD mn)

16,960.832

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Gross Savings Rate (%)

31.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita (PPP Intl $)

23,174.117

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita (USD)

8,863.208

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Real GDP Growth (%)

6.781

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Total Trade of Goods & Services: % of Nominal GDP (%)

67.765

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Final Consumption: Private: Households: Marketed (BWP mn)

23,197.172

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Final Consumption: Private: Households: Non Markete... (BWP mn)

1,890.764

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2019

Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BWP mn)

15,946.531

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Change in Inventories (BWP mn)

2,170.055

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Exports (BWP mn)

15,200.622

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Imports (BWP mn)

19,174.251

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Gross Domestic Expenditure (GDE) (BWP mn)

52,936.706

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GDE: Final Consumption: Public (BWP mn)

9,486.597

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Imports (BWP mn)

11,607.442

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Final Consumption: Private: Households: Non ... (BWP mn)

918.029

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Final Consumption: Private: Households: Mark... (BWP mn)

11,853.740

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (GFCF) (BWP mn)

8,491.125

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Change in Inventories (BWP mn)

1,403.089

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Exports (BWP mn)

7,649.036

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p (BWP mn)

25,071.001

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Gross Domestic Expenditure (GDE) (BWP mn)

28,006.957

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Final Consumption: Public (BWP mn)

5,032.922

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GDE: Final Consumption: Private (BWP mn)

13,079.821

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (BWP mn)

9,911.229

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Financial and Business Services (BWP mn)

7,485.571

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product (BWP mn)

50,726.789

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: General Government (BWP mn)

7,563.635

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Social and Personal Services (BWP mn)

2,836.451

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Taxes less Subsidies (BWP mn)

4,592.040

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: Gross Value Added (GVA) (BWP mn)

46,134.750

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Agriculture (BWP mn)

887.826

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Mining (BWP mn)

7,840.784

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

2,586.822

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Water and Electricity (BWP mn)

415.416

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Construction (BWP mn)

3,462.317

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: GVA: Transport and Communications (BWP mn)

3,144.698

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 1993 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Trade, Hotels & Restaurants (BWP mn)

5,499.277

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Financial and Business Services (BWP mn)

3,998.386

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: General Government (BWP mn)

3,239.118

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Social and Personal Services (BWP mn)

1,749.856

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Taxes less Subsidies (BWP mn)

2,679.136

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: Gross Value Added (GVA) (BWP mn)

22,391.865

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Agriculture (BWP mn)

374.034

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Mining (BWP mn)

2,406.741

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

1,435.465

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Water and Electricity (BWP mn)

235.709

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Construction (BWP mn)

1,882.713

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product: 2006p: GVA: Transport and Communications (BWP mn)

1,570.567

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2020

Gross Domestic Product per Capita (BWP)

79,908.000

2017

yearly

1994 - 2017

BW: GDP: USD (USD mn)

18,340.511

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: USD: per Capita (USD)

7,961.338

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP (BWP mn)

197,268.700

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Final Consumption Expenditure (BWP mn)

137,449.700

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: External Balance of Goods and Services (BWP mn)

-13,681.300

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Agriculture (BWP mn)

3,845.400

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Industry (BWP mn)

55,832.300

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Industry: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

10,352.500

2020

yearly

1966 - 2020

BW: GDP: Gross National Income (BWP mn)

182,429.018

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: per Capita (BWP)

85,631.357

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Agriculture (BWP mn)

1,521.200

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Industry (BWP mn)

24,250.400

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Gross Value Added at Factor Cost: Industry: Manufacturing (BWP mn)

5,877.700

2020

yearly

1966 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real (BWP mn)

99,396.300

2020

yearly

1961 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Final Consumption Expenditure (BWP mn)

71,438.200

2020

yearly

1976 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Final Consumption Expenditure: Household (BWP mn)

51,012.800

2020

yearly

1976 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Final Consumption Expenditure: General Government (BWP mn)

20,425.400

2020

yearly

1976 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Gross Fixed Capital Formation (BWP mn)

33,230.900

2020

yearly

1975 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Exports of Goods and Services (BWP mn)

35,136.800

2020

yearly

1976 - 2020

BW: GDP: Real: Imports of Goods and Services (BWP mn)

46,113.700

2020

yearly

1976 - 2020

Production Last Frequency Range
Minerals Production (Metric Ton)

2,851,768.000

2018

yearly

2009 - 2018

Gold Production (kg)

920.000

2017

yearly

1990 - 2017

Silver Production (Metric Ton)

5.000

2016

yearly

2010 - 2016

Motor Vehicle Production (Unit)

397.000

2006

yearly

1999 - 2006

Mining Production Index (MPI) (2013=100)

87.800

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2019

MPI: Diamonds (2013=100)

103.300

Dec 2019

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2019

Industrial Production: Annual: Coal (Tonne)

2,110,891.000

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Industrial Production: Annual: Diamonds (Carat th)

23,687.000

2019

yearly

1980 - 2019

Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%)

-4.6

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn)

-15.192

May 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - May 2020

Tax Revenue (USD mn)

4,514.844

2019

yearly

1973 - 2019

Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%)

22.8

Dec 2019

quarterly

Jun 2007 - Dec 2019

National Government Debt (USD mn)

2,493.1

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Government Debt: % of GDP (%)

13.5

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Forecast: Government Expenditure (BWP bn)

86.904

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Government Net Debt (BWP bn)

28.774

2024

yearly

1998 - 2024

Forecast: Government Revenue (BWP bn)

89.101

2024

yearly

2000 - 2024

Government Budget: Revenue (BWP mn)

4,054.220

May 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - May 2020

Government Budget: Surplus/Deficit (BWP mn)

-183.330

May 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - May 2020

Government Budget: Revenue: Tax (BWP mn)

849.820

May 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - May 2020

Government Budget: Expenditure (BWP mn)

4,237.550

May 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - May 2020

Government Budget: Expenditure: Recurrent (BWP mn)

3,485.590

May 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - May 2020

Government Budget: Expenditure: Net Lending (BWP mn)

0.000

May 2020

monthly

Apr 2007 - May 2020

Public Debt: Outstanding: Domestic (BWP mn)

10,873.000

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Public Debt: Outstanding: Foreign (BWP mn)

15,152.270

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

BW: Central Government Debt: Total: % of GDP (%)

15.235

2017

yearly

1991 - 2017

Demographic and Labour Market Last Frequency Range
Population (Person mn)

2.4

2020

yearly

1950 - 2020

Labour Force Participation Rate (%)

70.8

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

Employed Persons (Person)

485,524.000

2019

yearly

1985 - 2019

Unemployment Rate (%)

18.19

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

Monthly Earnings (USD)

486

Mar 2020

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Mar 2020

Labour Productivity Growth (%)

-11.93

Dec 2019

quarterly

Sep 2008 - Dec 2019

Forecast: Population (Person mn)

2.607

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Forecast: Employment (Person mn)

0.000

yearly

-

Forecast: Unemployment Rate (%)

0.000

yearly

-

Employment: Wholesale & Retail Trade (Person)

52,200.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Average Monthly Earnings (BWP)

5,404.000

Sep 2019

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Sep 2019

Average Monthly Earnings: Financial Intermediaries (BWP)

17,381.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Average Monthly Earnings: Mining & Quarrying (BWP)

17,387.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

Average Monthly Earnings: Water & Electricity (BWP)

11,792.000

Dec 2018

quarterly

Sep 2007 - Dec 2018

BW: Employment To Population Ratio: Modeled ILO Estimate: Aged 15+ (%)

57.935

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

BW: Unemployment: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Labour Force (%)

18.193

2019

yearly

1991 - 2019

BW: Labour Force Participation Rate: Modeled ILO Estimate: % of Total Population... (%)

70.820

2019

yearly

1990 - 2019

BW: Population: Female (Person)

1,166,077.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

BW: Urban Population (Person)

1,616,550.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

BW: Rural Population (Person)

687,147.000

2019

yearly

1960 - 2019

Domestic Trade and Household Survey Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicles Sales (Unit)

1,050

2019

yearly

2005 - 2019

Motor Vehicles Sales Growth (%)

-87.2

2019

yearly

2006 - 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars (Unit)

0.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars (Unit)

1,050.000

Dec 2019

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2019

Household Expenditure per Capita (USD)

1,112.824

2003

yearly

1994 - 2003

Household Income per Capita (USD)

1,564.722

2003

yearly

1994 - 2003

Inflation Last Frequency Range
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth (%)

0.9

Jul 2020

monthly

Jun 1975 - Jul 2020

CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change (%)

3.918

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Jul 2020

Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth (%)

2.581

2021

yearly

1980 - 2021

Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Trade Balance (USD mn)

-344.4

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - May 2020

Total Exports (USD mn)

22.8

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Total Exports Growth (%)

-95.5

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2020

Aluminum: Exports (USD th)

387.228

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Medicament (USD th)

949.137

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

11,239.445

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Total Imports (USD mn)

367.2

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Total Imports Growth (%)

-32.8

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2004 - May 2020

Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%)

2.881

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Imports: Medicament (USD th)

95,799.143

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th)

16,452.250

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Total Exports to USA (USD mn)

4.854

Mar 2020

monthly

Feb 2019 - Mar 2020

Total Imports from USA (USD mn)

6.538

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - May 2020

Total Exports to China (USD mn)

0.000

May 2018

monthly

Apr 2006 - May 2018

Total Imports from China (USD mn)

18.720

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - May 2020

BW: Imports: cif: Emerging and Developing Economies: Sub-Saharan Africa: South A... (USD mn)

74.411

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

BW: Imports: cif: Emerging and Developing Economies: Emerging and Developing Asi... (USD mn)

7.111

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2000 - Apr 2020

Foreign Trade: Exports: Re-Exports (BWP mn)

0.000

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - May 2020

Exports: Machinery and Electric Equipment (BWP mn)

2.900

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Apr 2020

Exports: EU: UK (BWP mn)

0.200

Jan 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Jan 2020

Exports: Asia: Israel (BWP mn)

120.000

Mar 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Mar 2020

Imports: Metals and Metal Products (BWP mn)

146.400

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Imports: EU: UK (BWP mn)

0.200

Apr 2020

monthly

Apr 2006 - Apr 2020

Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn)

-384.0

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%)

-8.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn)

51.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%)

1.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn)

-2.131

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn)

-136.5

2018

yearly

1975 - 2018

Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn)

-11.657

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%)

-0.3

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

External Debt (USD mn)

1,451.5

2019

yearly

1994 - 2019

External Debt: % of GDP (%)

7.8

2019

yearly

1995 - 2019

External Debt: Short Term (USD mn)

250.9

2018

yearly

1970 - 2018

Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn)

10.1

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%)

1.3

2018

yearly

1994 - 2018

Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn)

0.685

2024

yearly

1980 - 2024

Net International Investment Position (USD mn)

5,822.454

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options (USD mn)

3.085

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

BW: BoP: Financial Account: Financial Derivatives & Employee Stock Options: Asse... (USD mn)

3.110

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

BW: IIP: Liabilities (USD mn)

7,479.850

2018

yearly

1994 - 2018

BoP: Capital Account (BWP mn)

13.092

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Current Transfers (BWP mn)

3,518.160

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Income (BWP mn)

-3,784.068

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods: Exports (BWP mn)

13,202.740

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: Abroad (BWP mn)

-1,165.015

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Receipts (BWP mn)

17.926

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Capital Account: Expenditures (BWP mn)

4.834

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account (BWP mn)

616.831

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: Abroad (BWP mn)

-111.679

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Direct Investment: In Botswana (BWP mn)

566.435

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Portfolio Investment: In Botswana (BWP mn)

-129.250

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account (BWP mn)

-4,258.037

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: Abroad (BWP mn)

1,435.469

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Financial Account: Other Investment: In Botswana (BWP mn)

20.872

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (BWP mn)

-1,221.759

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods (BWP mn)

-3,043.917

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Goods: Imports (BWP mn)

16,246.658

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services (BWP mn)

-948.211

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services: Exports (BWP mn)

2,096.982

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

BoP: Current Account: Services: Imports (BWP mn)

3,045.193

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2020

International Investment Position: Net (BWP mn)

62,619.198

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

International Investment Position: Liabilities (BWP mn)

84,984.745

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

International Investment Position: Assets (BWP mn)

147,603.943

2019

yearly

1996 - 2019

Monetary Last Frequency Range
Money Supply M1 (USD mn)

1,960.214

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2000 - May 2020

Money Supply M2 (USD mn)

7,366.694

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - May 2020

M2 Growth (%)

7.5

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - May 2020

Reserve Requirement Ratio (%)

2.5

Jun 2020

monthly

Feb 2006 - Jun 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn)

5,391.1

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Jun 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP (%)

28.456

Mar 2020

quarterly

Jun 1994 - Mar 2020

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA)

15.2

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Household Debt: % of GDP (%)

20.3

2019

yearly

2002 - 2019

Total Deposits Growth (%)

8.8

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2003 - May 2020

Total Deposits (USD mn)

6,556.661

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - May 2020

Non-Performing Loans (USD mn)

253.678

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2020

Non Performing Loans Ratio (%)

4.4

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Domestic Credit (USD mn)

4,873.4

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - May 2020

Household Debt (USD mn)

3,344.2

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - May 2020

Total Loans (USD mn)

5,287.472

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - May 2020

Total Loans Growth (%)

10.737

Mar 2020

monthly

Dec 2003 - Mar 2020

Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%)

30.53

Mar 2020

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Mar 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M1 (BWP mn)

23,654.540

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2004 - May 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M2 (BWP mn)

88,896.283

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2001 - May 2020

Monetary Aggregates: M3 (BWP mn)

85,653.196

Sep 2019

monthly

Dec 2004 - Sep 2019

Bank of Botswana: Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD th)

5,702,989.000

Apr 2020

monthly

Jan 1992 - Apr 2020

Commercial Banks Deposits (BWP mn)

79,121.341

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - May 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding (BWP mn)

63,805.631

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - May 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Households (BWP mn)

40,356.084

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - May 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Households: Property Purchase (BWP mn)

9,959.182

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - May 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Outstanding: Resident Business (BWP mn)

23,249.025

May 2020

monthly

Dec 2002 - May 2020

Commercial Banks Loans and Advances: Arrears: Over 90 Days (BWP mn)

2,812.740

Mar 2020

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2020

BW: Domestic Credit: Net (BWP mn)

37,535.923

2018

yearly

1976 - 2018

Banking Statistics Last Frequency Range
Liquid Assets Ratio (%)

13.9

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Capital Adequacy Ratio (%)

18.4

2019

yearly

2007 - 2019

Bank of Botswana: Assets (BWP mn)

67,040.362

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Commercial Banks: Assets (BWP mn)

102,821.968

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Interest and Foreign Exchange Rates Last Frequency Range
Bank Lending Rate (% pa)

5.750

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Exchange Rate against USD (BWP/USD)

11.561

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2020

Policy Rate (% pa)

4.25

Jul 2020

monthly

Aug 1976 - Jul 2020

Short Term Interest Rate (% pa)

1.00

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Long Term Interest Rate (% pa)

5.13

Jun 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - Jun 2020

Real Effective Exchange Rate (Sep2016=100)

100.7

Feb 2019

monthly

Dec 2006 - Feb 2019

Nominal Interest Rate: Prime Lending Rate (% pa)

5.750

May 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - May 2020

Deposit Rate: Commercial and Merchant Banks: Savings Account (% pa)

1.906

May 2020

monthly

Oct 2004 - May 2020

Foreign Exchange Rate: BOB: Avg: Euro (EUR/BWP)

0.075

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2002 - Jul 2020

Energy Last Frequency Range
Electricity Production (GWh)

146

Mar 2020

monthly

Jan 2005 - Mar 2020

Tourism Last Frequency Range
Visitor Arrivals (Person)

1,623,000

2017

yearly

1995 - 2017

Visitor Arrivals Growth (%)

3.1

2017

yearly

1996 - 2017

Tourism Revenue (USD mn)

575

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Tourism Revenue Growth (%)

6.2

2018

yearly

1996 - 2018

Financial Market Last Frequency Range
Equity Market Index (19Jun1989=100)

7,096.3

Jul 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2020

Market Capitalization: % of GDP (%)

19.6

2019

yearly

2003 - 2019

Market Capitalization (USD mn)

3,170.294

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Market Capitalization: Botswana Stock Exchange (BWP mn)

37,113.000

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Dividend Yield: Botswana Stock Exchange (%)

5.900

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Shares Trading: Botswana Stock Exchange: Volume (Unit mn)

33.914

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Shares Trading: Botswana Stock Exchange: Value (BWP mn)

89.857

Jun 2020

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2020

Transport and Telecommunications Last Frequency Range
Motor Vehicle Registered (Unit th)

391.686

2015

yearly

2005 - 2015

Number of Subscriber Fixed Line (Unit)

142,481.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Number of Subscriber Mobile (Person)

3,381,228.000

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Fixed Line (Number)

6.321

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Teledensity: Mobile (Number)

150.006

2018

yearly

1960 - 2018

Exports: ICT Goods (USD th)

14,835.757

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Exports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

3,702.333

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Exports: Television (USD th)

3,918.431

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: ICT Goods (USD th)

186,967.944

2018

yearly

2000 - 2018

Imports: Telecommunication Equipment (USD th)

94,397.427

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

Imports: Television (USD th)

13,940.306

2018

yearly

1995 - 2018

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