This page displays a table with Botswana Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Botswana Imports By Category Value Year
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $2.97B 2021
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $1.01B 2021
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $598.57M 2021
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $558.33M 2021
Electrical, electronic equipment $369.49M 2021
Pharmaceutical products $191.06M 2021
Plastics $169.32M 2021
Articles of iron or steel $168.95M 2021
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $150.76M 2021
Cereals $141.59M 2021
Iron and steel $116.91M 2021
Miscellaneous chemical products $96.68M 2021
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $96.18M 2021
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $88.65M 2021
Sugars and sugar confectionery $85.12M 2021
Rubbers $82.48M 2021
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $78.46M 2021
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $77.51M 2021
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $77.05M 2021
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $76.55M 2021
Miscellaneous edible preparations $73.79M 2021
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $72.44M 2021
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $69.04M 2021
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $64.88M 2021
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $63.20M 2021
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $59.90M 2021
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $52.53M 2021
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $51.43M 2021
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $46.71M 2021
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $38.64M 2021
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $37.33M 2021
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $36.18M 2021
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $34.78M 2021
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $34.14M 2021
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $32.35M 2021
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $31.86M 2021
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $31.81M 2021
Copper $30.80M 2021
Fertilizers $30.09M 2021
Aluminum $28.85M 2021
Ceramic products $26.10M 2021
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $25.29M 2021
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $25.03M 2021
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $24.35M 2021
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $18.99M 2021
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $18.47M 2021
Glass and glassware $12.91M 2021
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $12.90M 2021
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $12.72M 2021
Meat and edible meat offal $12.03M 2021
Aircraft, spacecraft $11.00M 2021
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $10.78M 2021
Cotton $10.14M 2021
Organic chemicals $9.97M 2021
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $9.46M 2021
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $8.00M 2021
Toys, games, sports requisites $7.53M 2021
Commodities not specified according to kind $6.70M 2021
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $6.48M 2021
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $6.16M 2021
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $6.08M 2021
Lead $4.73M 2021
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $4.68M 2021
Live animals $4.40M 2021
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $4.11M 2021
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $3.89M 2021
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $3.84M 2021
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $3.43M 2021
Headgear and $3.34M 2021
Manmade staple fibers $2.91M 2021
Manmade filaments $2.64M 2021
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $2.60M 2021
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $1.98M 2021
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $1.47M 2021
Nickel $1.43M 2021
Clocks and watches $1.34M 2021
Ores slag and ash $1.31M 2021
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $1.28M 2021
Photographic or cinematographic goods $1.19M 2021
Products of animal origin $1.18M 2021
Knitted or crocheted fabric $711.34K 2021
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $566.22K 2021
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $472.74K 2021
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $470.89K 2021
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $422.47K 2021
Silk $336.36K 2021
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $193.41K 2021
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $191.03K 2021
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $123.51K 2021
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $103.35K 2021
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $97.17K 2021
Zinc $90.67K 2021
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $45.20K 2021
Lac, gums, resins $30.11K 2021
Cork and articles of cork $23.30K 2021
Tin $19.03K 2021
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $14.29K 2021




botswana Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 1935.50 479.50 4102.21 -6683.00 BWP Million [+]
Current Account 1464.63 -3566.60 13555.44 -10418.52 BWP Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.90 -10.60 32.00 -28.30 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 8419.40 8552.00 10002.80 1383.10 BWP Million [+]
Exports 10354.90 9031.50 10747.20 146.70 Million BWP [+]
Terrorism Index 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 207.95 194.35 3368.73 -1418.00 BWP Million [+]
External Debt 15768.90 12836.80 18344.85 1771.80 BWP Million [+]