Why invest in Botswana
Botswana is stable, peaceful and transparent.
  • Botswana provides a peaceful and stable environment to its citizens and investors and has maintained peace since Independence in 1966
  • We have zero tolerance for corruption, and we boast a sound legal system and adhere to the rule of law
  • We have been consistently rated as the second least corrupt country in Africa by Transparency InternationaL
Botswana is committed to sound fiscal policy, economic freedom and has a steady and dramatic growth rate.
  • We have the highest sovereign credit rating in Afrca by Standards and Poor global ratings (2021)
  • We are named the 3rd freest economy in Africa by Heritage Foundation (2022)
Botswana is committed to continued growth
  • We are consistently investing in new and improved core infrastructure such as power plants, fibre-optic networks, roads, railways and international banking institutions
  • We are establishing ourselves as a centre for Innovation and Research and Development (R&D) via the Botswana Innovation Hub.
Botswana opens the door to a massive market through FTAS
  • We provide investors with preferential access to the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) entire marketplace – over 393 million people
  • Botswana provides duty-free access to South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho and eSwatini
  • Botswana provides duty-free and quota-free access to the European Union (EU) market.
The Government wants to make your investment work for you
We have no foreign exchange controls or restrictions on business ownership
  • Taxes are very low
    • 15% for manufacturing and International Finance Service Centre (IFSC) companies,
    • 22% for other businesses and 25% for individuals
  • We allow remittance and full repatriation of profits and dividends