Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Botswana (% GDP)
Updated on February 12, 2022.

In 2020, Botswana received from exports of goods and services, the equivalent of 31.08% of its gross domestic product (GDP), a decrease of 6.3 points compared to 2019; and spent on imports of goods and services, the equivalent of 46.06% of its GDP, a decrease of 0.31 points compared to 2019.

The World Bank defines exports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world" , and defines imports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world".

The interactive chart and table below shows the imports and exports of goods and services of Botswana as a percentage of GDP for 1960-2020.

See also: Imports and Exports of Botswana in Current US$.

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Botswana (% GDP)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods & Services for Botswana (% GDP)
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Year Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
1960 39.64 26.28
1961 42.53 27.22
1962 44.84 27.93
1963 47.35 28.99
1964 48.58 28.81
1965 50.61 31.71
1966 50.95 29.27
1967 50.77 24.61
1968 62.95 23.05
1969 52.57 22.77
1970 60.91 24.66
1971 61.56 33.15
1972 60.54 37.37
1973 61.97 38.83
1974 64.78 40.92
1975 63.79 43.59
1976 66.32 50.39
1977 69.31 50.9
1978 68.52 52.06
1979 65.25 54.12
1980 66.44 53.06
1981 71.53 49.71
1982 69.27 54.56
1983 62.57 62.08
1984 57.96 60.81
1985 51.23 66.29
1986 49.13 68.33
1987 48.44 75.13
1988 43.93 70.52
1989 46.14 59.23
1990 49.79 55.06
1991 46.53 53.03
1992 41.57 48.18
1993 39.11 47.1
1994 40.36 47.82
1995 43.76 50.84
1996 37.13 53.83
1997 47.72 60.88
1998 52.55 49.29
1999 43.73 55.2
2000 40.09 51.83
2001 38.87 48.66
2002 39.68 52.16
2003 37.01 48.83
2004 41.38 49.61
2005 35.58 52.92
2006 34.08 52.25
2007 40.59 54.52
2008 51.04 45.67
2009 51.89 34.8
2010 51.26 43.64
2011 53.6 49.95
2012 61.4 49.25
2013 61.03 61.52
2014 57.53 60.56
2015 59.6 52.9
2016 45.85 54.61
2017 39.05 42.97
2018 43.53 44.54
2019 46.37 37.38
2020 46.06 31.08