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US$ 2.38mn
FDI inflows to India from April 2000-March 2021

US$ 634.41mn

Bilateral trade value in 2020-2021

12,000
Overseas Indians living in Botswana

FDI

Botswana offers a business friendly atmosphere and welcomes foreign investment

Mining

Besides, diamonds, Botswana also has huge deposits of coal, copper, nickel, soda ash, salt, and uranium

Economy

Economic growth has been driven by mining activity, construction, services sector and intensified public investments

Ease of Doing Business

General and sector specific investment incentives, no foreign exchange controls, 15% corporate tax for manufacturing companies

India's Exports and Imports to Botswana

Botswana Investment & Trade Centre

+267-3633300

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BITC Head Office Plot 54351, Off PG Matante Road, Central Business District (CBD) Exponential Building Gaborone

Local Enterprise Authority (LEA)

+267-3644000

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2nd Floor, Block A, Lot 50676 Fairgrounds Office Park, Gaborone, Botswana

High Commission of India, Gaborone, Botswana

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+ 267-3972676

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Plot No. 5375, President’s Drive, Gaborone, Botswana
Postal Address: Pvt. Bag 249, Gaborone, Botswana

Commercial Representative

+267-3953381

Shri Satender Yadav

Opportunities

Agricultural exports

    OTHER JUICES (200989)

    agriexchange.apeda.gov.in

    Beer made from malt (220300)
    Fermented beverages (e.g., cider, perry, mead), n.e.s.; mixts. of fermented … (220600)
    Non-alcoholic beverages other than waters of 2202.10 (not incl. fruit/veg. … (220290)

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    Maize (corn), other than seed (100590)
    Other wheat and meslin (100199)
    Semi-milled/wholly milled rice, whether or not polished/glazed (100630)

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    Milk & cream, not concentrated/sweetened, fat content by wt. >1% but not >6 … (040120)

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    Food preps., n.e.s. (210690)

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    Sauces & preps. therefor, n.e.s.; mixed condiments & mixed seasonings, n.e. … (210390)

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    OTHER CANE SUGAR: (170114)

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    Extracts and juices; of meat, fish
    or crüstaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates (160300)
    Fish fillets, frozen, hake (Merluccius Spp, Urophycis spp.) (030474)
    FISH PREPARATIONS SARDINES SRDNELLA AND BRISLNG/SPRTS WHOLE OR
    N PIECES BUT NOT MINCED PRPD/PRSVD
    (160413)
    Fish; frozen, hake (Merluccius spp. Urophycis spp.), excluding fillets, livers, roes, and other fish meat of heading 0304 (030366)
    Fish; frozen, of Bregmacerotidae, Euclichthyidae, Gadidae,
    Macrouridae, Melanonidae, Merlucclidae, Moridae, Muraenolepididae, other
    than cod, haddock, coalfish, hake, Alaska pollack, blue whitings, excluding fillets, livers,
    oes, other fish meat of 0304
    030369)

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Minerals

    Production: 2,251,782 tons

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    Production: 1,239 tons

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    Production: 24,496,000 carats (2018), 17,694,000 carats (2019)

    Export: Pula 60,411.1 million (2018), Pula 39,019.8 million (2019)

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    Production: 730 kg (2019)
    Export: Pula 338.6 million (2019)

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Priority Sectors

Here are the leading sectors of opportunities for foreign investors

Top Import/ Export Items

India's top import from Botswana
  • Diamonds
  • Semi-precious stones
  • Copper
  • Ores
  • Ash
India's top export to Botswana
  • Manufactured goods
  • Metals
  • Machinery and equipment
  • Cotton yarn
  • Fabrics
  • Ready-made garments
  • Drugs & pharmaceuticals
  • Transport equipment
  • Iron and steel
  • Electrical equipment

Bilateral Investors

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