Botswana - Foreign direct investment

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net outflows (BoP, current US$) in Botswana was $111,367,000 as of 2014. Over the past 38 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $379,668,000 in 2001 and ($91,399,170) in 2008.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

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Year Value
1976 $115,000
1977 $237,541
1980 $2,315,932
1981 ($119,512)
1983 ($1,276,294)
1984 ($231,058)
1985 $1,471,696
1990 $7,363,747
1991 $8,508,295
1992 $9,859,105
1993 $9,492,071
1994 $9,461,212
1995 $40,906,040
1996 ($1,053,187)
1997 $4,103,252
1998 $3,497,497
1999 $1,513,712
2000 $2,252,923
2001 $379,668,000
2002 $42,883,140
2003 $206,063,600
2004 ($38,711,140)
2005 $55,886,540
2006 $49,754,590
2007 $31,647,290
2008 ($91,399,170)
2009 $7,820,719
2010 $896,361
2011 ($9,708,671)
2012 $7,978,066
2013 $84,513,960
2014 $111,367,000

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net outflows (% of GDP) in Botswana was 0.70 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 38 years was 6.92 in 2001, while its lowest value was -0.84 in 2008.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in an economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. This series shows net outflows of investment from the reporting economy to the rest of the world, and is divided by GDP.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

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Year Value
1976 0.03
1977 0.05
1980 0.22
1981 -0.01
1983 -0.11
1984 -0.02
1985 0.13
1990 0.19
1991 0.22
1992 0.24
1993 0.23
1994 0.22
1995 0.86
1996 -0.02
1997 0.08
1998 0.07
1999 0.03
2000 0.04
2001 6.92
2002 0.79
2003 2.74
2004 -0.43
2005 0.56
2006 0.49
2007 0.29
2008 -0.84
2009 0.08
2010 0.01
2011 -0.06
2012 0.05
2013 0.56
2014 0.70

Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net (BoP, current US$) in Botswana was ($403,817,400) as of 2014. Over the past 39 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $348,986,000 in 2001 and ($1,380,796,000) in 2011.

Definition: Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows total net FDI. In BPM6, financial account balances are calculated as the change in assets minus the change in liabilities. Net FDI outflows are assets and net FDI inflows are liabilities. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1975 $38,268,700
1976 ($11,155,000)
1977 ($11,995,820)
1978 ($40,813,520)
1979 ($127,851,700)
1980 ($109,234,800)
1981 ($88,558,150)
1982 ($21,074,900)
1983 ($25,070,060)
1984 ($62,385,760)
1985 ($52,140,090)
1986 ($70,404,390)
1987 ($113,583,500)
1988 ($39,921,520)
1989 ($42,186,010)
1990 ($88,526,220)
1991 $16,719,790
1992 $11,423,290
1993 $296,441,500
1994 $23,615,780
1995 ($29,507,180)
1996 ($72,235,500)
1997 ($96,006,500)
1998 ($91,820,640)
1999 ($35,161,360)
2000 ($54,923,190)
2001 $348,986,000
2002 ($360,530,700)
2003 ($211,922,300)
2004 ($429,778,000)
2005 ($222,704,700)
2006 ($436,885,500)
2007 ($463,034,400)
2008 ($612,317,200)
2009 ($200,878,700)
2010 ($217,483,600)
2011 ($1,380,796,000)
2012 ($847,478,400)
2013 ($796,368,100)
2014 ($403,817,400)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Foreign direct investment, net inflows (BoP, current US$) in Botswana was $393,180,100 as of 2014. Over the past 39 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $1,092,802,000 in 2011 and ($286,949,400) in 1993.

Definition: Foreign direct investment refers to direct investment equity flows in the reporting economy. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, and other capital. Direct investment is a category of cross-border investment associated with a resident in one economy having control or a significant degree of influence on the management of an enterprise that is resident in another economy. Ownership of 10 percent or more of the ordinary shares of voting stock is the criterion for determining the existence of a direct investment relationship. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments database, supplemented by data from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and official national sources.

See also:

Year Value
1975 ($38,268,700)
1976 $11,270,000
1977 $12,233,370
1978 $40,813,520
1979 $127,851,700
1980 $111,550,700
1981 $88,438,640
1982 $21,074,900
1983 $23,793,770
1984 $62,154,700
1985 $53,611,790
1986 $70,404,390
1987 $113,583,500
1988 $39,921,520
1989 $42,186,010
1990 $95,889,960
1991 ($8,211,494)
1992 ($1,564,185)
1993 ($286,949,400)
1994 ($14,154,570)
1995 $70,413,220
1996 $71,182,310
1997 $100,109,800
1998 $95,318,140
1999 $36,675,060
2000 $57,176,110
2001 ($69,760,470)
2002 $731,806,000
2003 $770,536,400
2004 $748,096,600
2005 $278,591,200
2006 $486,640,100
2007 $494,681,700
2008 $520,918,000
2009 $128,840,700
2010 $136,063,100
2011 $1,092,802,000
2012 $147,058,300
2013 $188,606,200
2014 $393,180,100

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP)

Foreign direct investment, net inflows (% of GDP) in Botswana was 2.49 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 39 years was 15.59 in 1979, while its lowest value was -10.77 in 1975.

Definition: Foreign direct investment are the net inflows of investment to acquire a lasting management interest (10 percent or more of voting stock) in an enterprise operating in an economy other than that of the investor. It is the sum of equity capital, reinvestment of earnings, other long-term capital, and short-term capital as shown in the balance of payments. This series shows net inflows (new investment inflows less disinvestment) in the reporting economy from foreign investors, and is divided by GDP.

Source: International Monetary Fund, International Financial Statistics and Balance of Payments databases, World Bank, International Debt Statistics, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

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Year Value
1975 -10.77
1976 3.03
1977 2.71
1978 6.91
1979 15.59
1980 10.51
1981 8.24
1982 2.08
1983 2.03
1984 5.01
1985 4.81
1986 5.06
1987 5.78
1988 1.51
1989 1.37
1990 2.53
1991 -0.21
1992 -0.04
1993 -6.90
1994 -0.33
1995 1.49
1996 1.47
1997 1.99
1998 1.99
1999 0.67
2000 0.99
2001 -1.27
2002 13.46
2003 10.26
2004 8.35
2005 2.81
2006 4.81
2007 4.52
2008 4.76
2009 1.25
2010 1.06
2011 6.97
2012 0.99
2013 1.26
2014 2.49

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments