Net Foreign Assets (Local Currency) fell 8.01% to BWP 73.7 bil in Botswana in 2019

Net Foreign Assets (Local Currency) (BWP bil), 2019
Banking | Botswana | January 1, 2021
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Net foreign assets fell 8.01% to BWP 73.7 bil in Botswana in 2019, according to the National Central Bank.

Historically, net foreign assets in Botswana reached an all time high of BWP 91.0 bil in 2015 and an all time low of BWP 0.065 bil in 1976. When compared to Botswana's main peers, net foreign assets in Namibia amounted to NAD 36.7 bil, ZAR 841 bil in South Africa, ZMW 24.2 bil in Zambia and ZWD -40.7 bil in Zimbabwe in 2019.

Botswana has been ranked 88th within the group of 144 countries we follow in terms of net foreign assets, 7 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Net Foreign Assets (Local Currency) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Angola AOA bil 3,115 3,097 3,570 3,857 2,643
Botswana BWP bil 71.9 83.3 91.0 82.2 80.9
Dem. Republic of the Congo CDF bil ... 1,455 1,572 1,329 1,131 2,514
Lesotho LSL bil 12.8 14.0 16.1 13.0 12.6
Mozambique MZN bil 100.0 105 115 154 192
Namibia NAD bil 23.1 19.5 29.8 26.5 31.2
South Africa ZAR bil 641 600 785 704 699
Swaziland SZL bil 7.87 7.71 8.90 8.95 7.95
Tanzania TNS bil 6,572 6,561 8,207 8,229 11,572
Zambia ZMW bil 11.7 15.3 29.6 21.9 22.0
Zimbabwe ZWD bil ... ... ... -0.729 -0.691 -0.644 -0.556 -1.33