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Banking sector employment declined by 3.4% in 2015

 According to Bank of Botswana Banking Supervision Annual Report of 2015, employment in the banking sector declined by 3.4% from 5,202



Bank Rate maintained at 6%

Monetary Policy Committee maintained the Bank Rate at 6 percent at the meeting held on the 15 June 2016. This was



Annual inflation constant at 2.8 percent in May 2016

Annual inflation rate in May 2016 was 2.8 percent, the same rate it was in April 2016. The May 2016 inflation

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Welcome to Econsult Botswana (Pty) Ltd.

Established in 2005, Econsult is a private economic and development consultancy firm based in Gaborone, Botswana.

Econsult staff are well known as experts on the Botswana economy, and as well have extensive experience in the SADC (Southern African Development Community) region. They have also worked professionally in East & West Africa, and the Caribbean.

Our services include

  • Macroeconomic policy reviews
  • Analysis of macroeconomic data and trends in the economies of Southern Africa
  • Development of the banking sector and the financial system
  • Trade policy and regional integration
  • Industrial policy and SMME development
  • Poverty analysis and poverty alleviation policies
  • Economic impact assessments


Econsult in the news:

Business Weekly & Review  (Botswana) (May 2016)
Sunday Standay (Botswana) (June 2016)
The Patriot (Botswana) (June 2016)
Mining Weekly (South Africa) (June 2016)
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