Sunday February 19 2017
Botswana Consumer Price Index (CPI) at 101.00 Index Points


Consumer Price Index CPI in Botswana increased to 101 Index Points in January from 100.50 Index Points in December of 2016.





Sunday February 19 2017
Botswana Cpi Transportation at 99.70 Index Points


The transportation sub-index of the CPI basket in Botswana decreased to 99.70 Index Points in January of 2016 from 100.20 Index Points in December of 2016.





Sunday February 19 2017
Botswana Food Inflation at 4.00 percent


Cost of food in Botswana increased 4 percent in January of 2017 over the same month in the previous year.





Sunday February 19 2017
Botswana Inflation Rate at 3.10 percent


Consumer prices in Botswana rose 3.1 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, after a 3 percent gain in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since December of 2015 as prices increased further for food and non-alcoholic beverages (4 percent from 3.9 percent in December of 2016), housing and utilities (3.5 percent from 3.3 percent) and alcoholic beverages, tobacco and narcotics (3.8 percent from 2.8 percent). Additional upward pressure came from: miscellaneous goods and services (7.6 percent from 7.9 percent), furnishing (3.1 percent from 2.8 percent) and restaurants and hotels (3.6 percent from 3.1 percent). In contrast, transport cost declined more (-0.9 percent from -0.3 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer inflation went up 0.4 percent compared with 0.1 percent gain a month earlier.





Wednesday February 15 2017
Botswana Core Consumer Prices at 100.70 Index Points


Core Consumer Prices in Botswana increased to 100.70 Index Points in December from 100.60 Index Points in November of 2016.





Wednesday February 08 2017
Botswana Core Inflation Rate at 3.70 percent


Core Inflation Rate in Botswana increased 3.70 percent in December of 2016 over the same month in the previous year.





Wednesday February 08 2017
Botswana Interest Rate at 5.50 percent


The central bank of Botswana kept its benchmark bank rate on hold at 5.5 percent at its December 2016 meeting. Policymakers said that inflation expectations remain positive mainly due to subdued domestic demand and foreign price developments. In October, annual inflation fell slightly to 2.7 percent year-on-year compared to 2.8 percent in September.





Tuesday February 07 2017
Botswana Money Supply M1 at 16933.75 BWP Million


Money Supply M1 in Botswana increased to 16933.75 BWP Million in November from 16411.95 BWP Million in October of 2016.





Tuesday February 07 2017
Botswana Money Supply M2 at 72691.77 BWP Million


Money Supply M2 in Botswana increased to 72691.77 BWP Million in November from 70663.63 BWP Million in October of 2016.





Tuesday February 07 2017
Botswana Money Supply M3 at 72691.77 BWP Million


Money Supply M3 in Botswana increased to 72691.77 BWP Million in November from 70663.63 BWP Million in October of 2016.