Tuesday April 25 2017
Deposit Interest Rate in Botswana at 2.10 percent


Deposit Interest Rate in Botswana decreased to 2.10 percent in 2016 from 2.50 percent in 2015.





Wednesday April 19 2017
Botswana Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 101.70 Index Points


Consumer Price Index CPI in Botswana increased to 101.70 Index Points in March from 101.20 Index Points in February of 2017.





Wednesday April 19 2017
Botswana Core Consumer Prices at 102.00 Index Points


Core Consumer Prices in Botswana increased to 102 Index Points in March from 101.60 Index Points in February of 2017.





Wednesday April 19 2017
Botswana Core Inflation Rate at 4.00 percent


Core Inflation Rate in Botswana increased 4 percent in March of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Wednesday April 19 2017
Botswana Cpi Transportation at 100.90 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Botswana increased to 100.90 Index Points in March of 2017 from 99.80 Index Points in February of 2017.





Wednesday April 19 2017
Botswana Food Inflation at 4.40 percent


Cost of food in Botswana increased 4.40 percent in March of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Wednesday April 19 2017
Botswana Inflation Rate MoM at 0.50 percent


The Consumer Price Index in Botswana increased 0.50 percent in March of 2017 over the previous month.





Wednesday April 19 2017
Botswana Inflation Rate at 3.50 percent


Consumer prices in Botswana increased 3.5 percent year-on-year in March of 2017, following a 3.4 percent rise in the prior month. It is the highest inflation rate since January of 2015 as prices accelerated for: transport (1.7 percent vs 0.7 percent in February), food and non-alcoholic beverages (4.4 percent vs 4.2 percent), miscellaneous goods and services (8.5 percent vs 8.3 percent), alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics (4.9 percent vs 4.4 percent), education (4.2 percent, the same pace as in February) and furniture (3.7 percent vs 3.5 percent). Meantime, cost slowed for housing and utilities (2.9 percent vs 3.8 percent) and clothing and footwear (3.8 percent vs 4.1 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices went up 0.5 percent compared to a 0.2 percent rise in February.





Tuesday April 18 2017
Botswana Balance of Trade at -24.00 BWP Million


Botswana recorded a trade deficit of BWP 24 million in December of 2016, compared to a downwardly revised BWP 1,108.2 million trade gap a year earlier. Year-on-year, exports fell 2.8 percent to BWP 5,151.6 million due to lower sales of copper & nickel (-99.8 percent), related with the close of the main mine in October. Major export destinations were: Belgium (27 percent of total exports), India (21.1 percent), the United Emirates (12.4 percent), South Africa (8.3 percent), Israel (8.3 percent) and Namibia (6 percent). Imports went down 19.2 percent to BWP 5,175.6 million as purchases fell sharply for diamonds (-29.9 percent). Botswana's top import partners were: South Africa (64.8 percent of total imports), Namibia (10.4 percent), Canada (5.9 percent) and India (4.3 percent). Considering full 2016, Botswana recorded a trade surplus of BWP 13,477.6 million compared with BWP 9,705.7 million a year earlier.





Monday April 17 2017
Botswana Banks Balance Sheet at 78110.20 BWP Million


Banks Balance Sheet in Botswana decreased to 78110.20 BWP Million in January from 80694 BWP Million in December of 2016.