Botswana

-1.23

Econ Complexity 81st of 89
1980
2016

$7.32B

Exports 71st of 120
1980
2016

$6.1B

Imports 82nd of 120
1980
2016

$16.7k

GDP Per Capita 44th of 89
1990
2016
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Botswana is the 71st largest export economy in the world and the 82nd most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2016, Botswana exported $7.32B and imported $6.1B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $1.22B. In 2016 the GDP of Botswana was $15.3B and its GDP per capita was $16.7k.

The top exports of Botswana are Diamonds ($6.45B), Nickel Mattes ($235M), Insulated Wire ($117M), Bovine Meat ($52.5M) and Frozen Bovine Meat ($51.7M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Diamonds ($1.73B), Refined Petroleum ($628M), Packaged Medicaments ($159M), Cars ($158M) and Electricity ($141M).

The top export destinations of Botswana are Belgium ($1.38B), India ($1.11B), South Africa ($993M), Namibia ($847M) and the United Arab Emirates ($708M). The top import origins are South Africa ($3.71B), Namibia ($676M), Canada ($338M), China ($209M) and Belgium ($141M).

Botswana borders Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Economic Complexity of Botswana

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