Botswana GDP Growth Rate
The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Botswana expanded 3.30 percent in the first quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter. GDP Growth Rate in Botswana averaged 1.29 Percent from 1994 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 13.40 Percent in the second quarter of 1997 and a record low of -14.40 Percent in the first quarter of 2009. GDP Growth Rate in Botswana is reported by the Central Statistics Office, Botswana.
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Botswana is considered as a middle-income country having been one of the fastest growing economies in Africa during the last decade. Diamond extraction is the main factor behind high growth rates in recent years. It accounts for more than one-third of GDP; almost all export earnings, and half of the government's revenues. Other key sectors are tourism, financial services, subsistence farming, and cattle raising. This page provides - Botswana GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.