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Ease of Doing Business in

Botswana

Botswana Download Profile (1720.2KB, pdf)
Region Sub-Saharan Africa
Income Category Upper middle income
Population 2,262,485
GNI Per Capita (US$) 6,510
City covered Gaborone

190

1

DB 2017 Rank

1

100

DB 2017 DTF (% points)

  • local_library
  • group
Topics DB 2017 Rank DB 2016 Rank info_outline Change in Rank DB 2017 DTF (% points) info_outline DB 2016 DTF (% points) info_outline Change in DTF (% points) info_outline
Overall 71 70 down
1
65.55 65.39 down
0.16
Starting a Business 153 143 down
10
76.21 76.21
-
Dealing with Construction Permits 50 53 up
3
74.81 73.70 up
1.11
Getting Electricity 125 124 down
1
59.25 59.34 down
0.09
Registering Property 70 69 down
1
67.27 67.25 up
0.02
Getting Credit 75 70 down
5
55.00 55.00
-
Protecting Minority Investors 81 78 down
3
55.00 55.00
-
Paying Taxes 55 52 down
3
80.58 80.58
-
Trading across Borders 51 51
-
85.93 85.93
-
Enforcing Contracts 132 130 down
2
50.95 50.95
-
Resolving Insolvency 64 64
-
50.53 49.97 up
0.56

Positive= Doing Business reform making it easier to do business.Negative= Change making it more difficult to do business.

DB 2017 Rank:

51

DB 2016 Rank:

51

Change in Rank:

0

DB 2017 DTF (% points):

85.93

DB 2016 DTF (% points):

85.93

Change in DTF (% points):

0.00

Indicator Botswana Sub-Saharan Africa OECD high income
Time to export: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 8 103 12
Cost to export: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 317 583 150
Time to export: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 24 93 3
Cost to export: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 179 230 36
Time to import: Border compliance (hours) info_outline 4 144 9
Cost to import: Border compliance (USD) info_outline 98 676 115
Time to import: Documentary compliance (hours) info_outline 3 107 4
Cost to import: Documentary compliance (USD) info_outline 67 320 26
Characteristics Export Import
Product HS 75 : Nickel and articles thereof HS 8708: Parts and accessories of motor vehicles
Trade partner Norway South Africa
Border Ramatlabama border crossing Tlokweng Gate border crossing
Distance (km) 123 25
Domestic transport time (hours) 13 6
Domestic transport cost (USD) 422 89
Export documents
Bill of lading
Cargo Release Order
Commercial invoice
Packing List
Customs Export Declaration
Transit Document
Import documents
Inland bill of lading
Commercial Invoice
Packing list
Customs Import Declaration
VAT Deferral form