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Apr

18

Annual inflation rate decreases to 2.8% in March 2018

Annual inflation rate declined to 2.8% in March 2018, from 3.2% in December 2017. Compared to March 2017, inflation rate was

Apr

18

Real GDP growth slows in 2017, records grwoth of 2.4%

Annual GDP growth slowed in 2017 compared to 2016, recording year-on-year growth of 2.4% down from 4.3% growth in 2016. Both

Feb

16

Annual inflation rate was 3.1% in January 2018

Headline inflation rate fell to 3.1% in January 2018, recording the same rate as in January 2017 and 0.1% lower than

Feb

16

Bank of Botswana maintains Bank Rate at 5%

The Bank of Botswana's (BoB) Monetary Policy Committe (MPC) has maintained the Bank Rate at 5% due to positive price stability

Feb

09

Formal sector employment decreased by 0.8% in September 2017

The recently released formal sector employment data by Statistics Botswana for September 2017 continue to show an overall decrease in the

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22 January 2018
Annual real GDP growth fell during Q3 2017 recording year-on-year real growth of 1.8%, down from 3.1% in Q2 2017. The ....
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22 January 2018
The Business Expectations Survey (BES) by Bank of Botswana for H2 2017 showed an overall decline in business confidence from 48% in H1 ....
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22 November 2017
Formal sector employment in Botswana continued to move downwards in the first quarter of 2017. Overall formal sector employment decreased by ....
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22 November 2017
Headline inflation fell to 3.0% in October 2017 from 3.2% in September 2017. Inflation fell for most commodity groups of Food & Non-Alcoholic Beverages, ....
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24 August 2017
Bank of Botswana's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has maintained the Bank Rate at 5.5 percent at a meeting held on the ....
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24 August 2017
The recent publication by Statistics Botswana, Botswana Multi-topic Household Survey 2015/16 revealed a reduction in the overall level of unemployment rate ....
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14 June 2017
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12 June 2017
According to Statistics Botswana's formal sector employment survey results, overall formal sector employment in Botswana decreased by 0.6% in the period ....
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