SA's exports to Botswana rise

Naledi Pandor PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG
Naledi Pandor PIC: PHATSIMO KAPENG

Botswana is South Africa’s (SA) seventh largest export market, according to SA Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Naledi Pandor.

Speaking at the Botswana-SA two-day business forum on Wednesday, Pandor said SA remains Botswana’s number one source of imports as South African exports to Botswana reached R64.4 billion (P48.6bn) last year.

"Our trade relations in recent years have revealed that our two countries maintain a robust trade relationship that has strengthened despite the pandemic," she said.

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