Exports from Botswana plunged 65.2 percent year-on-year to BWP 2,162 million in October 2019, the lowest value since December 2012, due to lower shipments of diamonds (-68.7 percent); vehicles & transport equipment (-79.3 percent) and machinery & electrical equipment (-36.5 percent). Exports in Botswana averaged 4916.11 Million BWP from 2005 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 10747.20 Million BWP in September of 2008 and a record low of 996.90 Million BWP in January of 2009. source: Central Statistics Office, Botswana

Exports in Botswana is expected to be 6500.00 Million BWP by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Exports in Botswana to stand at 3700.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Botswana Exports is projected to trend around 6900.00 Million BWP in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Botswana Exports

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2161.90 4260.20 10747.20 996.90 2005 - 2019 Million BWP Monthly

Botswana Exports
Botswana exports mostly diamonds (more than 60% of total exports), copper and nickel, beef and textiles. Botswana's main exports partners are United Kingdom (56% of total exports), South Africa, Israel and Belgium.

Botswana Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3425.10 -1123.20 4102.21 -6683.00 BWP Million [+]
Current Account 846.12 -814.64 15079.57 -12190.41 BWP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 9.70 12.00 32.00 -28.30 percent [+]
Imports 5587.00 5383.40 9778.30 2458.30 BWP Million [+]
Exports 2161.90 4260.20 10747.20 996.90 Million BWP [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 584.47 745.96 3368.73 -1473.05 BWP Million [+]
External Debt 15661.00 16027.59 18344.85 1771.80 BWP Million [+]

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