Fuel import bill shoots to P1.2bn

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The fuel import bill has nearly doubled since the beginning of the year, overtaking diamonds as the country’s largest trade-in commodity.

According to trade figures recently released by Statistics Botswana, fuel imports were valued at P1.2 billion in April this year up from P724 million in January.

Diamonds, which have traditionally dominated import commodities, were valued at P870 million in April down from P1.6 billion in January.

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