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Mar

08

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

Mar

08

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

Feb

05

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

Dec

06

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

Nov

19

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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23 August 2018
The mining sector recorded an improved year-on-year growth of minus 0.3% during the first quarter of 2018, its highest since Q1 ....
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20 August 2018
Annual inflation rate in July 2018 was 3.1%, same rate as in June 2018. Several group indices recorded upward and downward ....
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18 April 2018
Annual inflation rate declined to 2.8% in March 2018, from 3.2% in December 2017. Compared to March 2017, inflation rate was ....
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18 April 2018
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 ....
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16 February 2018
Headline inflation rate fell to 3.1% in January 2018, recording the same rate as in January 2017 and 0.1% lower than ....
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16 February 2018
The Bank of Botswana's (BoB) Monetary Policy Committe (MPC) has maintained the Bank Rate at 5% due to positive price stability ....
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09 February 2018
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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06 February 2018
The economy is forecast to grow by 4.7% and 5.3% in 2017 and 2018 respectively due to a positive economic outlook ....
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