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About

United States-Botswana Trade: In 2022, United States exported $76.2M to Botswana. The main products that United States exported to Botswana were Diamonds ($36.5M), Delivery Trucks ($24.7M), and Large Construction Vehicles ($7.49M). Over the past 5 years the exports of United States to Botswana have increased at an annualized rate of 13.6%, from $40.4M in 2017 to $76.2M in 2022.

In 2022, United States did not export any services to Botswana.

Botswana-United States Trade: In 2022, Botswana exported $146M to United States. The main products that Botswana exported to United States were Diamonds ($234M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($5.95M), and Aircraft Parts ($537k). Over the past 5 years the exports of Botswana to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 50.6%,  from $18.8M in 2017 to $146M in 2022.

In 2022, Botswana did not export any services to United States.

Comparison: In 2022,  United States ranked 10 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 1.47), and 2 in total exports ($1.95T). That same year, Botswana ranked 91 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -0.59), and 107 in total exports ($8.65B).

Company data: In 2023, leading companies such as were at the forefront of exporting goods from Botswana to the United States. Conversely, were notable for importing products to Botswana from the United States.

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

Depth
Value

In 2022, United States exported $76.2M to Botswana. The main products exported from United States to Botswana were Diamonds ($36.5M), Delivery Trucks ($24.7M), and Large Construction Vehicles ($7.49M). During the last 5 years the exports of United States to Botswana have increased at an annualized rate of 13.6%, from $40.4M in 2017 to $76.2M in 2022.

In 2017, Botswana exported $146M to United States. The main products exported from Botswana to United States were Diamonds ($234M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($5.95M), and Aircraft Parts ($537k). During the last 17 years the exports of Botswana to United States have increased at an annualized rate of 50.6%, from $18.8M in 2000 to $146M in 2017.

Exports from United States (Flag) to Botswana (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Botswana (Flag) to United States (Flag) (2022)

Market Competitiveness

Color
United States
Top Destination
Canada$308B
Botswana
Top Destination
United Arab Emirates$2.31B

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

In 2022, countries that imported more from United States than Botswana included Canada ($308B), Mexico ($294B), and China ($151B).

In 2022, countries that imported more from Botswana than United States included Zimbabwe ($62.6M).

Difference in imports from Botswana (Flag) and United States (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage United States - Botswana

Flow
Scale

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

During 2022, United States had a large net trade with Botswana in the exports of Precious Metals ($36.5M), Transportation ($33.7M), and Machines ($21.2M).

During 2017, Botswana had a large net trade with United States in the exports of Precious Metals ($235M), Transportation ($6.61M), and Machines ($796k).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

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

Product Space of United States (Flag) and Botswana (Flag) (2022)

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