Latest Economic News

Feb

20

Trade deteriorates in Q3 2023: The deficit expected to widen further.

Trade performance deteriorated in Q3 2023, as the value of exports decreased while increasing for imports. Total imports increased by 13.8%

Feb

20

Headline inflation marginally increases in January 2024

Annual inflation increased to 3.9% in January 2024, up from 3.5% in December 2023. Inflation was driven by Transport and Food &

Feb

20

Real GDP slows further in Q3 2023

The global diamond market continues to experience a persistent weakening of demand for diamonds, adversely impacting on economic growth. Real GDP

Feb

20

A rough ending for the diamond industry in 2023

2023 was a rough year for the global diamond market, characterised by weaker demand for diamonds and lower prices associated with

Feb

20

Botswana diamond exports decreased in Q3 2023

The global demand for rough diamonds continued to be depressed in Q3 2023. Total diamond exports recorded a decrease of 22.3%

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Welcome to Econsult Botswana (Pty) Ltd.

Econsult Botswana was established in 2005 by Dr Keith Jefferis, a former academic and Deputy Governor of the Bank of Botswana. Econsult works in Botswana, the Southern African region and further afield, and specializes in research, economic commentary and policy-related analysis in a variety of fields. 

Key areas of work include:

  • Macroeconomic policy reviews; analysis of monetary, fiscal and exchange rate policies
  • Analysis of macroeconomic data and trends in the economies of Southern Africa
  • Financial system development and banking sector issues; regulation and licensing of financial institutions; competition and access; stock market and capital market development
  • Economic impact analysis for industrial, mining and energy projects
  • Trade and industrial policy
  • Regional integration
  • Poverty analysis, social development and poverty alleviation policies
  • Analysis of the economic impact of HIV/AIDS
  • Regulatory reform

 

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The Voice (Botswana) (December 2019)
Sunday Standard (Botswana) (November 2019)
Weekend Post (Botswana) (January 2019)
 
 
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