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Headline inflation unchanged at 2.7% in July

Annual inflation rate in July 2016 was 2.7 percent, the same rate in June 2016. Group indices were generally stable between



Bank Rate reduced to 5.5%

Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) reduced the Bank Rate by 50 basis points to 5.5 percent at the meeting held on the



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

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Welcome to Econsult Botswana (Pty) Ltd.

Econsult Botswana was established in 2005 by Dr Keith Jefferis, a former academic and Deputy Governor of the Bank of Botswana. Econsult works in Botswana, the Southern African region and further afield, and specializes in research, economic commentary and policy-related analysis in a variety of fields. 

Key areas of work include:

  • Macroeconomic policy reviews; analysis of monetary, fiscal and exchange rate policies
  • Analysis of macroeconomic data and trends in the economies of Southern Africa
  • Financial system development and banking sector issues; regulation and licensing of financial institutions; competition and access; stock market and capital market development
  • Economic impact analysis for industrial, mining and energy projects
  • Trade and industrial policy
  • Regional integration
  • Poverty analysis, social development and poverty alleviation policies
  • Analysis of the economic impact of HIV/AIDS
  • Regulatory reform


Econsult in the news:

Mining Weekly (South Africa) (June 2016)
Mmegi (Botswana) (August 2016)
Daily News (Botswana) (August 2016)  
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