'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. 

 
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Below is a video about the Botswana Trade Portal
 
                     
 
 

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REVISED IMPORT RESTRICTIONS ON CLOVEN HOOFED ANIMALS AND THEIR PRODUCTS FROM THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA
REVISED IMPORT RESTRICTIONS ON CLOVEN HOOFED ANIMALS AND THEIR PRODUCTS FROM THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

The public and farming community are hereby updated on the revised import restrictions ...Read

EXPORT OF CATTLE TO SOUTH AFRICA FOR DIRECT SLAUGHTER AND FEEDLOT PURPOSES
EXPORT OF CATTLE TO SOUTH AFRICA FOR DIRECT SLAUGHTER AND FEEDLOT PURPOSES

The public and the farming community are hereby informed that testing for Bovine Brucellosis and Bovine Tuberculosis is now a prerequisite for all cattle destined for export to the Republic of South Africa for direct slaughter and feedlot purposes until further notice. ...Read

JOINT COMMUNIQUÉ

ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIGNATURE

OF THE ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

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THE SACU MEMBER STATES, MOZAMBIQUE AND THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND
JOINT COMMUNIQUÉ ON THE OCCASION OF THE SIGNATURE OF THE ECONOMIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SACU MEMBER STATES, MOZAMBIQUE AND THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

The SACU Member States (the Republic of Botswana, the Kingdom of Eswatini, the Kingdom of Lesotho, the Republic of Namibia and the Republic of South Africa) and the Republic of Mozambique on the one part, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on the other part, concluded the negotiations on the Economic Partnership Agreement on the 8th September 2019, in Gaborone, Botswana. ...Read


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OPPORTUNITIES FOR BOTSWANA UNDER THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AfCFTA)
OPPORTUNITIES FOR BOTSWANA UNDER THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL FREE TRADE AREA (AfCFTA)

he African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) comprises fifty-five (55) countries with a combined population and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of about 1.6 billion people and more than US $3.4 trillion, respectively. The AfCFTA creates a single market for goods and services, with free movement of business persons and investments as well as infrastructure development....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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