Botswana Imports 1960-2021

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Botswana imports for 2020 was $7.32B, a 4.9% decline from 2019.
  • Botswana imports for 2019 was $7.69B, a 5.26% increase from 2018.
  • Botswana imports for 2018 was $7.31B, a 16.89% increase from 2017.
  • Botswana imports for 2017 was $6.25B, a 9.57% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Botswana Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $7.32B 46.37%
2019 $7.69B 41.91%
2018 $7.31B 39.17%
2017 $6.25B 35.93%
2016 $6.92B 44.20%
2015 $8.09B 56.12%
2014 $9.01B 55.42%
2013 $9.09B 61.03%
2012 $8.83B 61.40%
2011 $8.23B 53.60%
2010 $6.55B 51.26%
2009 $5.33B 51.89%
2008 $5.59B 51.04%
2007 $4.44B 40.59%
2006 $3.46B 34.08%
2005 $3.53B 35.58%
2004 $3.71B 41.38%
2003 $2.78B 37.01%
2002 $2.16B 39.68%
2001 $2.13B 38.87%
2000 $2.32B 40.09%
1999 $2.40B 43.73%
1998 $2.52B 52.55%
1997 $2.40B 47.72%
1996 $1.80B 37.13%
1995 $2.07B 43.76%
1994 $1.72B 40.36%
1993 $1.63B 39.11%
1992 $1.72B 41.57%
1991 $1.83B 46.53%
1990 $1.89B 49.79%
1989 $1.42B 46.14%
1988 $1.16B 43.93%
1987 $0.95B 48.44%
1986 $0.68B 49.13%
1985 $0.57B 51.23%
1984 $0.72B 57.96%
1983 $0.73B 62.57%
1982 $0.70B 69.27%
1981 $0.77B 71.53%
1980 $0.70B 66.44%
1979 $0.53B 65.25%
1978 $0.40B 68.52%
1977 $0.31B 69.31%
1976 $0.25B 66.32%
1975 $0.23B 63.79%
1974 $0.20B 64.78%
1973 $0.15B 61.97%
1972 $0.10B 60.54%
1971 $0.08B 61.56%
1970 $0.06B 60.91%
1969 $0.04B 52.57%
1968 $0.04B 62.95%
1967 $0.03B 50.77%
1966 $0.03B 50.95%
1965 $0.02B 50.61%
1964 $0.02B 48.58%
1963 $0.02B 47.35%
1962 $0.02B 44.84%
1961 $0.01B 42.53%
1960 $0.01B 39.64%