Botswana Trade Balance

2001 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Botswana Trade Balance recorded a deficit of 292.5 USD mn in Oct 2020, compared with a deficit of 50.3 USD mn in the previous month. Botswana Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 2001 to Oct 2020, with an averaged value of -12.4 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 Total Exports reached 418.2 USD mn in Oct 2020, an increase of 72.8 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 710.6 USD mn in Oct 2020, an increase of 44.6 % year on year.

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Botswana Trade Balance

What was Botswana's Trade Balance in Oct 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-292.5 Oct 2020 -50.3 Sep 2020 -865.0 Jul 2012 370.5 May 2016 USD mn monthly Jan 2001 - Oct 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -376.8 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 1998 - Dec 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 141.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -197.4 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 1995 - Nov 2020
Australia (USD mn) 3,651.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Nov 2020
Austria (USD mn) -377.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -91.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) 856.2 2019 yearly 1966 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) -915.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Oct 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 309.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) 69.066 Jul 2020 monthly Apr 2007 - Jul 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 180.287 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2007 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 25.1 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2007 - Jun 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 2,412.5 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 13.9 Dec 2019 quarterly Jun 2014 - Dec 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (BWP bn) 90.662 2025 yearly 1980 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (BWP bn) 92.632 2025 yearly 1998 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (BWP bn) 81.257 2025 yearly 2000 - 2025
Government Budget: Revenue (BWP mn) 2,344.510 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2007 - Sep 2020
Government Budget: Surplus/Deficit (BWP mn) -5,551.760 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2007 - Sep 2020
Government Budget: Revenue: Tax (BWP mn) 2,076.580 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2007 - Sep 2020
Government Budget: Expenditure (BWP mn) 7,896.270 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2007 - Sep 2020
Government Budget: Expenditure: Recurrent (BWP mn) 6,514.780 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2007 - Sep 2020
Government Budget: Expenditure: Net Lending (BWP mn) 0.000 Sep 2020 monthly Apr 2007 - Sep 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

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