'Facilitating Cross-Border Trade to Foster Economic Growth in Botswana'

 

This website has been specifically developed to assist all importers and exporters (traders) wishing to move goods or merchandise across the borders of Botswana.

In the following pages, traders will find all the available information required to either import into Botswana or alternatively export from Botswana.

By clicking on the various links on this website, all the necessary information regarding the processes and documents required by the various Botswana Government agencies to trade across the borders will be displayed. 

In conjunction, all the regulatory requirements pertinent to the various commodities/industrial/mining and manufacturing sectors as decreed by the various Ministries are also available at the click of the mouse; as well as the relevant laws, Acts and other useful information.

It is recommended that, if you are in the business of international trading either within or outside Botswana or for that matter anyone who is travelling to/from Botswana, you register as a Member which will entitle you to additional services such as subscriptions to newsletters, tariff alerts, etc. and any new information that is likely to affect your business or alternatively your travels. 

 
Click here to learn more about Member Services and how to subscribe.
 
Below is a video about the Botswana Trade Portal
 
                     
 
 

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ADJUSTMENT OF MINIMUM WAGES FOR 2019/2020
ADJUSTMENT OF MINIMUM WAGES FOR 2019/2020

The public is notified that the Government of Botswana has approved an increase for Minimum Wage Rates for 2019/2020 by 17% across the board and to BWP 1000.00 per month for the Domestic and Agricultural Sectors. The adjusted minimum wage rates will take effect from 1st July 2019. ...Read

BOTSWANA MEAT COMMISSION (BMC) EFFECTS P3/KG DROUGHT-SUBSIDY
BOTSWANA MEAT COMMISSION (BMC) EFFECTS P3/KG DROUGHT-SUBSIDY

Following pronouncements made on 10th June 2019 by the Minister of Agricultural Development & Food Security, Honorable Fidelis Molao - to introduce a P3/Kg drought-subsidy on slaughter prices at all BMC abattoirs – the new prices have been effected as per the following guide;...Read

Import Notification-Department Agribusiness Botswana
Import Notification-Department Agribusiness Botswana

Please note the following import restrictions as announced by the Department of Agribusiness on 10 June 2019...Read


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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

BITC, CEDA and LEA call for applications for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme. Deadline: 1st March 2019...Read


BOTSWANA SIGNS THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (AfCFTA), 10th FEBRUARY 2019
BOTSWANA SIGNS THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (AfCFTA), 10th FEBRUARY 2019

Botswana signed the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement on the 10th February 2019 during the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). This makes Botswana the 51st country to sign the Agreement. The Agreement provides to a market of 1.2 billion people with a GDP of $2.5 trillion across all 55 member states of the African Union....Read


KAZUNGULA BRIDGE PROJECT BEHIND SCHEDULE
KAZUNGULA BRIDGE PROJECT BEHIND SCHEDULE

Heavy rains and water logging at the site for package 2 of the Kazungula bridge project has caused delays in construction. This was highlighted by the district officer (development) Mr Mpho Leboane when briefing full council....Read


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