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Sep

19

Annual inflation rate decreases to 3.0% in August 2018

Headline inflation rate decreased to 3.0% in August 2018 from 3.1% in July 2018. Inflation decreased for several group indices while

Aug

30

Policy rate maintained at 5%

Bank of Botswana's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has maintained the Bank Rate at 5% at the meeting held on the 23

Aug

23

GDP grows by 3.3% during the year to March 2018

Real GDP growth picked up during the first quarter of 2018, recording year-on-year growth of 3.3%, compared to 2.4% in Q4

Aug

23

Mining growth improves Q1 2018, recording its highest growth since Q1 2015

The mining sector recorded an improved year-on-year growth of minus 0.3% during the first quarter of 2018, its highest since Q1

Aug

20

Annual inflation rate unchanged at 3.1% in July 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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