TGJU Local & Global Markets
Online Forum
Botswana Botswana
Botswana

Botswana

Botswana ( (listen), also UK: ), officially the Republic of Botswana (Setswana: Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country in Southern Africa. Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966. Since then, it has been a representative republic, with a consistent record of uninterrupted democratic elections and the lowest perceived corruption ranking in Africa since at least 1998. It is currently Africa's oldest continuous democracy. Botswana is topographically flat, with up to 70 percent of its territory being the Kalahari Desert. It is bordered by South Africa to the south and southeast, Namibia to the west and north, and Zimbabwe to the northeast. Its border with Zambia to the north near Kazungula is poorly defined but is, at most, a few hundred metres long.A mid-sized country of just over 2.3 million people, Botswana is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world. Around 10 percent of the population lives in the capital and largest city, Gaborone. Formerly one of the poorest countries in the world—with a GDP per capita of about US$70 per year in the late 1960s—Botswana has since transform... [More]
  • Last : 7,487.64
  • High : 7,487.64
  • Low : 7,487.64
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : -
  • Time : 19:00:53
  • Yesterday : 7,487.64
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0
  • Last : 4.45 (BWP)
  • High : 4.45
  • Low : 4.4
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : -
  • Time : 20 December
  • Yesterday : 4.45
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0
  • Last : 11.9474 (BWP)
  • High : 12.0337
  • Low : 11.9474
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.09
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0%
  • Open : 12.0337
  • Time : 01:01:06
  • Yesterday : 11.9474
  • Change % : 0%
  • Change : 0
  • Last : 13.1877 (BWP)
  • High : 13.1877
  • Low : 13.1649
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.02
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.04%
  • Open : 13.1649
  • Time : 01:00:52
  • Yesterday : 13.1552
  • Change % : 0.25%
  • Change : 0.0325

Botswana Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/BWP Ask 11.9474 12.0337 11.9474 12.0337 0.00 0.00% 2020/04/02 Time 1:01
BWP/USD Ask 0.0835 0.0836 0.0835 0.0836 0.00 0.00% 2020/04/02 Time 1:01
EUR/BWP Ask 13.1877 - 13.1649 13.1877 0.03 0.25% 2020/04/02 Time 1:00
GBP/BWP Ask 14.9182 - 14.9037 14.9242 0.02 0.14% 2020/04/02 Time 1:00
BWP/ZAR Ask 1.5345 - 1.5341 1.5356 0.00 0.01% 2020/04/02 Time 1:00

Botswana Indices

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
BSE Domestic Company 7487.64 - 7487.64 7487.64 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/28 Time 19:00
BSE Foreign Company 1551.35 - 1551.35 1551.35 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/28 Time 19:00

Botswana Stocks

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Wilderness Holdings 0.3 - 0.3 0.3 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/30 Time 23:10
Botswana Telecom 0.86 - 0.86 0.86 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/28 Time 20:40
First National Bank Botswana 2.75 - 2.75 2.75 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/27 Time 21:01
Letlole La Rona 2.35 - 2.35 2.35 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/27 Time 21:01
Letshego Holdings 0.85 - 0.85 0.85 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/25 Time 21:14

Botswana Bonds

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
Botswana 13Y 5.043 - 5.012 5.043 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/31 Time 22:01
Botswana 3Y 1.912 - 1.912 1.912 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/31 Time 5:00
Botswana 7Y 3.585 - 3.585 3.585 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/24 Time 5:00
Botswana 5Y 3.287 - 3.287 3.287 0.00 0.00% 2020/03/13 Time 13:01
Botswana 6M 1.657 - 1.657 1.657 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/18 Time 11:32

Botswana Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-460.40 19 Dec -2575 -6683 : 4102 Monthly Dec/19

Bank Lending Rate

6.25 19 Nov 6.25 6.25 : 16.5 Monthly 6.75

Banks Balance Sheet

98060.50 19 Nov 96811 14842 : 98151 Monthly 104000

Business Confidence

58.00 18 Jun 46 28 : 82 Biannually Jun/18

CPI Transportation

101.40 20 Feb 101 31.74 : 110 Monthly

Central Bank Balance Sheet

71392.45 19 Nov 74422 50627 : 89975 Monthly 79000

Changes in Inventories

0 18 Dec -2216 -5991 : 5218 Yearly

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 54.54 3.96 : 55.49 Yearly

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 90 56 : 91 Yearly

Consumer Credit

39420.27 19 Nov 38871 6326 : 39420 Monthly 37852

Consumer Price Index Cpi

102.70 20 Feb 103 22.15 : 103 Monthly 107

Consumer Spending

11569.80 19 Sep 11468 3381 : 11570 Quarterly 12181

Core Consumer Prices

103.40 20 Feb 103 89.5 : 103 Monthly 103

Core Inflation Rate

2.80 20 Feb 2.8 1.5 : 7.7 Monthly 2.6

Corporate Tax Rate

22.00 20 Dec 22 22 : 25 Yearly 22

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 61 54 : 65 Yearly

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 34 23 : 38 Yearly

Cpi Housing Utilities

0 20 Feb 102 29.56 : 102 Monthly

Credit Rating

0 20 Mar : Monthly 72

Currency

11.98 20 Apr 11.81 4.16 : 12 Daily

Current Account

-5521.72 19 Sep 846 -12190 : 15080 Quarterly -2500

Current Account to GDP

9.70 18 Dec 12 -28.3 : 32 Yearly Dec/18

Deposit Interest Rate

1.64 20 Jan 1.64 1.09 : 13.7 Monthly 1.81

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 86 39 : 87 Yearly

Employed Persons

483814.00 19 Sep 420762 301978 : 483814 Quarterly Sep/19

Exports

5772.90 19 Dec 4726 997 : 10747 Monthly 6800

External Debt

0 19 Mar 16028 1772 : 18345 Quarterly

Fiscal Expenditure

0 19 Mar 13708 7660 : 15660 Quarterly Mar/19

Food Inflation

3.50 20 Feb 3.2 -1.3 : 25.17 Monthly 4

Foreign Direct Investment

430.04 19 Sep 584 -1473 : 3369 Quarterly 850

Foreign Exchange Reserves

0 19 Nov 6723 5152 : 10346 Monthly

GDP

17.70 19 Dec 18.62 0.03 : 18.62 Yearly 22.1

GDP Annual Growth Rate

3.10 19 Sep 3.1 -10.4 : 18.2 Quarterly 3.7

GDP Constant Prices

24891.70 19 Sep 24838 11790 : 24892 Quarterly 28026

GDP From Agriculture

384.40 19 Sep 381 183 : 433 Quarterly 433

GDP From Construction

1881.70 19 Sep 1876 553 : 1882 Quarterly 2119

GDP From Manufacturing

1514.80 19 Sep 1462 618 : 1515 Quarterly

GDP From Mining

2391.10 19 Sep 2425 2011 : 5023 Quarterly

GDP From Public Administration

3232.00 19 Sep 3185 1790 : 3232 Quarterly

GDP From Services

5385.30 19 Sep 5580 1297 : 5580 Quarterly

GDP From Transport

1620.70 19 Sep 1565 396 : 1621 Quarterly

GDP From Utilities

240.60 19 Sep 257 47.7 : 270 Quarterly

GDP Growth Rate

0.20 19 Sep 1.6 -13.8 : 13.4 Quarterly Sep/19

GDP Per Capita Ppp

16518.24 18 Dec 16165 8502 : 16518 Yearly

GDP per capita

8031.00 18 Dec 7859 408 : 8031 Yearly

Government Budget

-3.90 19 Dec -1 -10.7 : 11.2 Yearly -1.7

Government Budget Value

2118.20 19 Mar -287 -5025 : 4392 Quarterly Mar/19

Government Debt

24465.00 18 Dec 26990 2426 : 26990 Yearly 27300

Government Debt to GDP

13.40 18 Dec 21.1 5.98 : 27.5 Yearly Dec/18

Government Revenues

0 19 Mar 13422 8843 : 17022 Quarterly Mar/19

Government Spending

19729.30 18 Dec 19349 3877 : 19729 Yearly 20948

Gross Fixed Capital Formation

30833.10 18 Dec 28705 12271 : 31670 Yearly

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 11853 7219 : 29991 Quarterly

Imports

6233.20 19 Dec 7301 2458 : 9778 Monthly 5600

Industrial Production

-3.50 19 Jun 3.6 -44.34 : 36.44 Quarterly

Inflation Rate

2.20 20 Feb 2.2 2.1 : 15.06 Monthly Feb/20

Inflation Rate Mom

0.10 20 Feb 0.4 -0.64 : 3.23 Monthly 0.3

Interest Rate

4.75 20 Feb 4.75 4.75 : 15.5 Daily Feb/20

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 2209 299 : 2553 Quarterly

Lending Rate

6.25 19 Nov 6.25 6.25 : 16.5 Monthly 6.25

Living Wage Family

0 18 Dec 5400 4640 : 5400 Yearly

Living Wage Individual

0 18 Dec 3620 2700 : 3620 Yearly

Loans To Private Sector

0 19 Nov 22617 4374 : 23205 Monthly

Military Expenditure

0 18 Dec 522 15 : 559 Yearly

Mining Production

-1.80 19 Sep -8.6 -91.6 : 624 Quarterly

Money Supply M1

0 19 Nov 19168 6523 : 19689 Monthly Nov/19

Money Supply M2

0 19 Nov 85193 35698 : 85653 Monthly

Money Supply M3

0 19 Nov 85193 35698 : 85653 Monthly Nov/19

Personal Income Tax Rate

25.00 20 Dec 25 25 : 25 Yearly 25

Population

2.30 19 Dec 2.25 0.5 : 2.3 Yearly 2.41

Sales Tax Rate

12.00 20 Dec 12 10 : 12 Yearly 12

Stock Market

7487.64 20 Mar 7488 -7536 : 11097 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 0 0 : 0 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

18.20 19 Dec 17.9 13.9 : 26.2 Yearly Dec/19

Wages

6533.00 18 Dec 6347 3447 : 6533 Quarterly 6500
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -460.40 450 -1670 163 -91.1 255 Dec/19
Bank Lending Rate 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.75
Banks Balance Sheet 98060.50 105700 103000 104000 102500 112000 104000
Business Confidence 58.00 67 72 74 67 74 Jun/18
CPI Transportation 101.40 104 104 105 103 108
Central Bank Balance Sheet 71392.45 77908 79000 79000 77882 77931 79000
Consumer Credit 39420.27 37413 39139 40879 35966 42555 37852
Consumer Price Index Cpi 102.70 105 105 106 103 109 107
Consumer Spending 11569.80 11640 11766 11998 11628 12490 12181
Core Consumer Prices 103.40 104 105 105 104 108 103
Core Inflation Rate 2.80 2.8 2.6 2.6 3 2.5 2.6
Corporate Tax Rate 22.00 22 22 22 22 22 22
Currency 11.98 11.98 12.05 12.12 11.91 12.27
Current Account -5521.72 5000 -800 -2500 -2800 -2000 -2500
Current Account to GDP 9.70 8 8 8 8 9.4 Dec/18
Deposit Interest Rate 1.64 1.64 1.64 1.64 1.64 1.64 1.81
Employed Persons 483814.00 442000 444000 446500 440000 446000 Sep/19
Exports 5772.90 5850 3700 6800 5300 6900 6800
Food Inflation 3.50 3.8 3.6 4 3.7 3.8 4
Foreign Direct Investment 430.04 680 935 850 820 1000 850
GDP 17.70 17.02 17.02 17.02 17.02 19.54 22.1
GDP Annual Growth Rate 3.10 3 3.4 3.7 3.2 4.1 3.7
GDP Constant Prices 24891.70 25211 25315 25813 24845 26871 28026
GDP From Agriculture 384.40 387 391 399 382 415 433
GDP From Construction 1881.70 1904 1914 1951 1854 2031 2119
GDP From Manufacturing 1514.80 1506 1566 1571 1441 1635
GDP From Mining 2391.10 2461 2432 2480 2604 2581
GDP From Public Administration 3232.00 3233 3287 3352 3160 3489
GDP From Services 5385.30 5664 5477 5585 5365 5814
GDP From Transport 1620.70 1588 1648 1681 1558 1750
GDP From Utilities 240.60 261 245 250 211 260
GDP Growth Rate 0.20 -1.7 0.6 2 -2 2.2 Sep/19
GDP Per Capita Ppp 16518.24 15225 15225 15225 15225 16060
GDP per capita 8031.00 7402 7402 7402 7402 7808
Government Budget -3.90 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -5.8 -3 -1.7
Government Budget Value 2118.20 -2182 -2182 -2987 -2182 -3597 Mar/19
Government Debt 24465.00 26700 26700 26700 26700 27300 27300
Government Debt to GDP 13.40 25 25 25 25 20 Dec/18
Government Spending 19729.30 20025 20065 20459 20045 21298 20948
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 30833.10 31296 31357 31974 31326 33285
Imports 6233.20 5400 5370 5600 6000 5800 5600
Industrial Production -3.50 -1 3 2.3 2.2 1.7
Inflation Rate 2.20 3 3.2 3.4 2.6 3.2 Feb/20
Inflation Rate Mom 0.10 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3
Interest Rate 4.75 4.5 4.5 4 4.75 4 Feb/20
Lending Rate 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25 6.25
Mining Production -1.80 -3.2 1.5 7 8 5.6
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 25 25 25 25 25 25
Population 2.30 2.35 2.35 2.33 2.35 2.37 2.41
Sales Tax Rate 12.00 12 12 12 12 12 12
Stock Market 7487.64 7405 7365 7324 7446 7244
Unemployment Rate 18.20 18.8 18.8 18.8 18.8 19.5 Dec/19
Wages 6533.00 6400 6400 6500 6400 6500 6500