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$185BCURRENT US$
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6.04%CURRENT US$
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$20.4BCURRENT US$
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46.3%CURRENT US$
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$43,233CURRENT US$
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-15.7%CURRENT US$
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$7,738CURRENT US$
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21%CURRENT US$
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About

Kuwait-Botswana Trade: In 2022, Kuwait exported $21 to Botswana. The main products that Kuwait exported to Botswana were Computers ($179), Base Metal Watches ($90), and Microphones and Headphones ($59). Over the past 5 years the exports of Kuwait to Botswana have decreased at an annualized rate of 81.5%, from $97.7k in 2017 to $21 in 2022.

In 2022, Kuwait did not export any services to Botswana.

Botswana-Kuwait Trade: In 2022, Botswana exported $315k to Kuwait. The main products that Botswana exported to Kuwait were Frozen Bovine Meat ($699k), Trunks and Cases ($17.7k), and Other Edible Preparations ($1.21k). Over the past 5 years the exports of Botswana to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 241%,  from $680 in 2017 to $315k in 2022.

In 2022, Botswana did not export any services to Kuwait.

Comparison: In 2022,  Kuwait ranked 46 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.44), and 42 in total exports ($101B). That same year, Botswana ranked 91 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.59), and 107 in total exports ($8.65B).

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, Kuwait exported $21 to Botswana. The main products exported from Kuwait to Botswana were Computers ($179), Base Metal Watches ($90), and Microphones and Headphones ($59). During the last 5 years the exports of Kuwait to Botswana have decreased at an annualized rate of 81.5%, from $97.7k in 2017 to $21 in 2022.

In 2017, Botswana exported $315k to Kuwait. The main products exported from Botswana to Kuwait were Frozen Bovine Meat ($699k), Trunks and Cases ($17.7k), and Other Edible Preparations ($1.21k). During the last 17 years the exports of Botswana to Kuwait have increased at an annualized rate of 241%, from $680 in 2000 to $315k in 2017.

Exports from Kuwait (Flag) to Botswana (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Botswana (Flag) to Kuwait (Flag) (2022)

Latest Data

Trade between Kuwait (Flag) and Botswana (Flag)

Botswana Exports

Market Competitiveness

Color
Kuwait
Top Destination
China$24.3B
Botswana
Top Destination
United Arab Emirates$2.31B

This map shows whether countries import more from Kuwait or Botswana. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Kuwait and Botswana or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2022, countries that imported more from Kuwait than Botswana included China ($24.3B), India ($15B), and South Korea ($10.8B).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Botswana than Kuwait included Belgium ($1.55B), Israel ($498M), and Hong Kong ($549M).

Difference in imports from Botswana (Flag) and Kuwait (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage Kuwait - Botswana

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between Kuwait and Botswana by product, considering products traded by both, Kuwait and Botswana.

During 2022, Kuwait had a large net trade with Botswana in the exports of Machines ($238) and Instruments ($148).

During 2017, Botswana had a large net trade with Kuwait in the exports of Animal Products ($699k), Animal Hides ($17.7k), and Foodstuffs ($1.21k).

Potential Exports

Potential Exports

Depth
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Sort By
Top Product Potential Kuwait Botswana+$5.31kRefined Petroleum
Top Product Potential Botswana Kuwait+$60.8kFrozen Bovine Meat

We estimate the export potential of an economy for each product and destination using an extension of the bilateral relatedness model of Jun et al. (2019).This extended gravity model considers similarities among products and geographies and explains more than 50% of the variance in future trade flows.

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Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization shows the product space at the HS4 level with the flags of Kuwait and Botswana. This means that a dot/product with the flag of Kuwait indicates it has a comparative advantage over Botswana. Similarly, a dot/product with the flag of Botswana indicates it has a comparative advantage over Kuwait.

Product Space of Kuwait (Flag) and Botswana (Flag) (2022)

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