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Headline inflation was unchanged at 3.5% in January 2019

Annual inflation rate remained at 3.5% in January 2019, same as inflation rate in December 2018. Inflation decreased for several group



Botswana Consumer Price Index (CPI) has been rebased to December 2018, from the base period of September 2016

The Botswana Consumer Price Index (CPI) has been rebased to December 2018, based on the results from the 2015/16 Botswana Multi-Topic



What Explains Bank Deposit-Lending Spreads In Botswana? A Comparison with Selected SADC and EAC Countries

 The Botswana banking sector has historically been characterised by high rates of profitability, which is often thought to be due to



Monetary Policy Committe (MPC) maitains the Bank Rate at 5%

Bank of Botswana's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has decided to maintain the Bank Rate at 5%. The outlook for price stability



Annual inflation rate increased to 3.6% in October 2018

Headline inflation rate increased to 3.6% in October 2018 up from 2.9% in September 2018. Inflation rate fell marginally or remained

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Econsult has a variety of clients including Governments, International and Regional Organisations, and the Private Sector. Key clients over the eight years of the firm's operation include:

  • Ace Gibb
  • African Alliance
  • African Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Partnership (ACHAP)
  • African Development Bank
  • BancABC (Botswana)
  • Banco Nacional de Angola
  • Bank Gaborone
  • Bank of South Sudan
  • Barclays Bank of Botswana
  • Bergstan Africa (Botswana)
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Botswana Building Society (BBS)
  • Botswana Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS
  • Botswana Institute for Development Policy Analysis (BIDPA)
  • Botswana Insurance Fund Management (BIFM)
  • Botswana Life Insurance Limited (BLIL)
  • Botswana Post
  • Business Botswana
  • Capital Resources (Botswana/UK)
  • Caribbean Community (CARICOM)
  • Cash Bazaar Holdings Ltd
  • Central Bank of Lesotho
  • Centre for Financial Regulation and Inclusion (CENFRI)
  • Chatham House
  • CIC Energy Ltd
  • Citigroup South Africa
  • Committee of Central Bank Governors (CCBG) - SADC
  • Debswana Diamond Company
  • Debswana Pension Fund
  • DiamonEx (Australia/Botswana)
  • Deloitte and Touche (Botswana)
  • EOH Consulting (Botswana)
  • Financial Sector Development Africa
  • Finmark Trust
  • First National Bank of Botswana
  • Government of Botswana (Office of the President, National Strategy Office, Department of Public Service Management, Public Enterprises Evaluation and Privatisation Agency, Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry, Vision 2016 Council, Education Hub, Transport Hub)
  • Government of Zimbabwe (Ministry of Finance)
  • Health and Development Africa (HDA)
  • Imani Development (Mauritius/South Africa)
  • International Financial Services Centre (IFSC)
  • International Growth Centre (IGC)
  • Investec Asset Management Botswana
  • Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • KPMG Botswana
  • Letshego Financial Services
  • Lion Ore Ltd (Tati Nickel)
  • Making Finance Work for Africa (MFW4A) Initiative
  • Marketwork
  • Mascom Wireless (Botswana)
  • Namibian Social Security Commission
  • Nedbank Africa (South Africa)
  • Nedbank Capital (South Africa)
  • Non-Bank Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority (NBFIRA)
  • Oikocredit (South Africa)
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Overseas Development Institute (ODI)
  • Peermont Global/Sun International (Botswana)
  • PPC Cement Botswana
  • PWC Consulting
  • Quiroz Galvao
  • Royal Monetary Authority, Bhutan
  • Rwanda Capital Markets Authority
  • Security Systems Ltd (Botswana)
  • Smartswitch (Botswana)
  • Social Security Commission (Namibia)
  • Southern African Development Community (SADC)
  • Stanbic Bank Botswana
  • Thomas Cook India Ltd
  • Tati Nickel Mining Co./ LionOre Mining International (Botswana/South Africa)
  • UN Capital Development Fund
  • United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA)
  • United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Botswana & Uganda
  • World Bank