Why Botswana’s GDP shrank by 7.6% in 2015
Botswana had a GDP growth rate of 7.5% in the first quarter of 2016, up from 6.8% in March, according to the Central Statistics Office (CSO).
The country’s economy is the fourth-largest in the world behind China, India and South Korea.
In the first three quarters of 2016 the country’s GDP grew at a slower pace than the overall economy, which grew at 5.4% in 2017.
This is a slower growth rate than in any quarter in the past three years.
Botswana experienced a weak growth rate in 2016, but it also suffered from a number of problems.
Botswanians have not seen a strong growth in the mining sector, which is a key sector of the economy.
The country was also the victim of a severe drought, which left millions of people without water.
In addition, the country was hit by a massive cyber-attack that led to the closure of internet services in the country for three months.
The government has also faced criticism for not implementing the reforms needed to boost the economy, particularly in the fields of infrastructure and education.
The CSO released the statistics on Friday and said the country is now in a state of recession, with the economy projected to shrink by 6.5%, or 7.1%, this year.
This means that Botswana will lose $11.9 billion in economic activity by 2020.
The Botswana Economic Freedom of the World report says that Botswanans living abroad have been affected by the recession.
It notes that many of the country has suffered from job losses, a shortage of resources and the need to import food.
In some cases, many businesses are still closed.
The report says the government should consider providing financial assistance to companies, especially in areas where they are dependent on imports.
The economic crisis in Botswana was the third-biggest in the Asia-Pacific region after China and India, according the World Bank.
Bots’ economy is in need of a big boost, which may come from a major international aid program, the report says.
In 2016, Botswana received $20.6 million from the World Development Fund (WDF), which is one of the largest bilateral donor programs.
The World Bank says that in 2017, Botswania will receive $24.5 million from it.
Bots will need a big infusion of money from outside the country, as the country still has some unfinished infrastructure projects and needs to address some of the major challenges that the country faces, including poverty and unemployment, it said.