The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) reports that in 2001 the purchasing power parity of Botswana's exports was $2.5 billion while imports totaled $2.1 billion resulting in a trade surplus of $400 million.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) reports that in 1999 Botswana had exports of goods totaling $2.67 billion and imports totaling $2 billion. The services credit totaled $373 million and the debit totaled $516 million. The following table summarizes Botswana's balance of payments as reported by the IMF for 1999 in millions of US dollars.
|Balance on goods||675|
|Balance on services||-143|
|Balance on income||-266|
|Direct investment abroad||-2|
|Direct investment in Botswana||37|
|Portfolio investment assets||-23|
|Portfolio investment liabilities||-8|
|Other investment assets||-206|
|Other investment liabilities||31|
|Net Errors and Omissions||9|
|Reserves and Related Items||-371|