Botswana-China Relations

Country profile

GDP: US$18.616 billion

GDP growth: 3.9% (2019) and 4.1% (2020)

Population: 2,254,126 million people

Prime minister: N/A President is the head of government and head of state

President: Mokgweetsi Masisi

Minister of Foreign affairs: Nonofo Molefhi

Ambassador to China: Sasara Chasala George


Development strategy (click here to read)


Bilateral trade relations

Import from China: $169,151,779 (2008) and $281,472,273 (2018)

Export to China: $183,913,357 (2008) and $14,229,756 (2018)


Key cooperation areas: Human resource development

Other areas of cooperation (identified by Molefhi): Agriculture, manufacturing and processing, commerce and logistics, tourism and human resource development.