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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

Feb

06

GDP forecast to grow by 4.7% in 2017 and 5.3% in 2018

The economy is forecast to grow by 4.7% and 5.3% in 2017 and 2018 respectively due to a positive economic outlook

Feb

01

Formal Sector Employment decreases in H2 2017

Formal employment for June 2017 showed an overall decrease in the number of formally employed persons in Botswana. The total number

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2015   Q4 Economic Review
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