Botswana Trade Balance 1960-2020

External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Botswana trade balance for 2019 was $-1.27B, a 683.69% decline from 2018.
  • Botswana trade balance for 2018 was $0.22B, a 66.51% decline from 2017.
  • Botswana trade balance for 2017 was $0.65B, a 50.26% decline from 2016.
  • Botswana trade balance for 2016 was $1.31B, a 243.89% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
China $164.99B
Russia $128.37B
Thailand $49.92B
Malaysia $27.68B
Kazakhstan $15.58B
Turkey $13.84B
Azerbaijan $5.92B
Libya $5.91B
Gabon $4.97B
Peru $2.83B
Bulgaria $2.33B
South Africa $1.77B
Costa Rica $0.87B
Equatorial Guinea $0.32B
Paraguay $0.07B
Ecuador $0.04B
Belize $-0.01B
Grenada $-0.01B
Nauru $-0.07B
Samoa $-0.13B
Maldives $-0.18B
Dominica $-0.22B
Belarus $-0.30B
Guyana $-0.56B
Mexico $-0.67B
Montenegro $-1.17B
Botswana $-1.27B
Namibia $-1.47B
North Macedonia $-1.76B
Armenia $-1.97B
Mauritius $-2.05B
Albania $-2.09B
Jamaica $-2.16B
Bosnia $-3.12B
Serbia $-4.50B
Dominican Republic $-4.99B
Iraq $-5.19B
Jordan $-5.75B
Brazil $-6.10B
Guatemala $-8.03B
Romania $-9.65B
Lebanon $-10.83B
Algeria $-11.74B
Colombia $-20.42B
Botswana Trade Balance - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2019 $-1.27B -6.94%
2018 $0.22B 1.17%
2017 $0.65B 3.74%
2016 $1.31B 8.36%
2015 $-0.91B -6.30%
2014 $0.50B 3.05%
2013 $0.07B 0.49%
2012 $-1.75B -12.15%
2011 $-0.56B -3.64%
2010 $-0.98B -7.63%
2009 $-1.75B -17.08%
2008 $-0.59B -5.37%
2007 $1.52B 13.93%
2006 $1.84B 18.17%
2005 $1.72B 17.34%
2004 $0.74B 8.23%
2003 $0.89B 11.82%
2002 $0.68B 12.48%
2001 $0.54B 9.79%
2000 $0.68B 11.74%
1999 $0.63B 11.47%
1998 $-0.16B -3.26%
1997 $0.66B 13.16%
1996 $0.81B 16.70%
1995 $0.33B 7.08%
1994 $0.32B 7.46%
1993 $0.33B 7.98%
1992 $0.27B 6.61%
1991 $0.26B 6.50%
1990 $0.20B 5.26%
1989 $0.40B 13.09%
1988 $0.70B 26.59%
1987 $0.52B 26.69%
1986 $0.27B 19.20%
1985 $0.17B 15.06%
1984 $0.04B 2.85%
1983 $-0.01B -0.48%
1982 $-0.15B -14.71%
1981 $-0.23B -21.83%
1980 $-0.14B -13.38%
1979 $-0.09B -11.13%
1978 $-0.10B -16.46%
1977 $-0.08B -18.41%
1976 $-0.06B -15.94%
1975 $-0.07B -20.20%
1974 $-0.07B -23.85%
1973 $-0.06B -23.13%
1972 $-0.04B -23.17%
1971 $-0.04B -28.41%
1970 $-0.03B -36.26%
1969 $-0.02B -29.79%
1968 $-0.03B -39.89%
1967 $-0.02B -26.16%
1966 $-0.01B -21.68%
1965 $-0.01B -18.90%
1964 $-0.01B -19.77%
1963 $-0.01B -18.35%
1962 $-0.01B -16.91%
1961 $-0.01B -15.31%
1960 $-0.00B -13.37%