Botswana recorded a trade surplus of 13.90 BWP Million in February of 2021. source: Central Statistics Office, Botswana

Balance of Trade in Botswana averaged -314.26 BWP Million from 2005 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 4102.21 BWP Million in March of 2007 and a record low of -6683 BWP Million in July of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Botswana Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Botswana Balance of Trade - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2021.

Balance of Trade in Botswana is expected to be 162.74 BWP Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Balance of Trade in Botswana to stand at 255.19 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Botswana Balance of Trade is projected to trend around 255.19 BWP Million in 2022 and 1100.00 BWP Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Botswana Balance of Trade

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
13.90 403.70 4102.21 -6683.00 2005 - 2021 BWP Million Monthly
Current Prices, NSA

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-01-27 10:30 AM Nov BWP -1932M BWP -2326M BWP -4000M
2021-03-01 10:20 AM Dec BWP -1778.4M BWP -1550.8M BWP -980M
2021-03-25 01:30 PM Jan BWP 403.7M BWP -1778.4M BWP -2100M
2021-04-28 02:30 PM Feb BWP 13.9 M BWP 403.7M
2021-05-28 02:30 PM Mar BWP 13.9 M
2021-06-25 03:00 PM Apr
2021-07-23 03:00 PM May
2021-08-27 02:00 PM Jun

Botswana Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 13.90 403.70 4102.21 -6683.00 BWP Million [+]
Current Account -3792.59 -3847.76 15079.57 -12190.41 BWP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.00 1.90 32.00 -28.30 percent [+]
Imports 113.30 7650.80 9778.30 113.30 BWP Million [+]
Exports 517.00 5872.40 10747.20 146.30 Million BWP [+]
External Debt 14547.40 14687.30 154791.00 1771.80 BWP Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 291.50 594.28 3368.73 -1473.05 BWP Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]

Botswana Balance of Trade
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 imports fuel, food, beverages and tobacco, machinery and electric equipment, chemical and rubber products and vehicles. Its main imports partners are South Africa (75% of total imports), China, Israel, Namibia and Zimbabwe.