Country risk rating

B1

LOW RISK for entreprise

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  • Business environment risk

  • Political risk

  • Commercial risk

  • Financing risk

  • Economic risk

  • Business environment risk

  • Political risk

  • Commercial risk

  • Financing risk

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GDP USD 18.3bn (World ranking 116, World Bank 2019)
Population 2.3mn (World ranking 143, World Bank 2019)
Form of state Republic
Head of state Mokgweetsi Masisi (President)
Next elections 2022, presidential
  • Structural current account surplus
  • Valuable mining resources such as diamonds
  • Strong and stable government that makes efforts to diversify the country’s economy and conducts an investor-driven policy
  • Ample foreign reserves, which are a buffer in case of external shocks
  • Low public and external debts
  • Low barriers to external trade
  • One party has been ruling the country for 58 years (BDP) and is now facing internal divisions
  • Low access to reliable power and water resources, a bottleneck for the manufacturing sector
  • High poverty and unemployment
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