Botswana: Foreign exchange reserves

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 Botswana

Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units

 Latest value 60.78
 Reference October 2022
 Measure billion Botswanian Pula
 Data availability January 2010 - October 2022
 Average 67.96
 Min - Max 50.85 - 89.42
 Source Bank of Botswana
For that indicator, we provide data for Botswana from January 2010 to October 2022. The average value for Botswana during that period was 67.96 billion Botswanian Pula with a minimum of 50.85 billion Botswanian Pula in December 2010 and a maximum of 89.42 billion Botswanian Pula in April 2015. Click on the following link to see the values of Foreign exchange reserves, billion currency units around the world.
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Botswana - Foreign exchange reserves - recent values

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Botswana - Foreign exchange reserves - historical chart - 2010-2022
Measure: billion Botswanian Pula
Source: Bank of Botswana


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Definition: Foreign exchange reserves consist of foreign currency, deposits denominated in foreign currency, Monetary Gold, Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) and Reserve position in the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Foreign exchange reserves are held by monetary authorities to finance trade imbalances, check the impact of foreign exchange fluctuations and address other issues under the purview of the central bank.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Terms of trade 85.86 2021 percent
 Trade openness 85.47 2022 percent
 Financial openness 2.299 2021 index points
 Exports, percent of GDP 43.47 2022 percent
 Exports, billion dollars 8.85 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Growth of exports -5.61 2022 percent
 Imports, percent of GDP 42.00 2022 percent
 Imports, billion dollars 8.55 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Foreign Direct Investment, percent of GDP 1.06 2022 percent
 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 0.22 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities 27.19 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP 2.20 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars 0.61 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 1.47 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 0.20 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 4.28 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.34 2022 percent
 Remittances 68.48 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions -370.48 2022 million USD
 External debt 9.96 2022 percent
 Short-term external debt 5.69 2022 percent
 Short-term debt to reserves 2.62 2022 percent
 Foreign exchange reserves 54.55 9/2022 billion
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