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Botswana Consumer & Retail Report Q4 2017

BMI View:

Botswana will continue to benefit from strong macroeconomic conditions, which will drive apositive outlook for consumer-oriented industries. Over our five-year outlook to 2021, fiscal stimulus aswell as modest inflationary pressures will keep consumer spending upbeat, albeit we caution thatpersistently high unemployment will weigh on purchasing power.

We forecast real GDP growth to decelerate modestly to 3.3% in 2017, down from an estimated 4.3% in2016. Our Country Risk team has revised down our economic growth figure for 2017, with real GDPgrowth previously forecast at 4.6%. This is on the back of sustained weakness in the country's diamondindustry and diminishing impact of base effects following a recession in 2015 that has been weighing onheadline figures.


BMI Industry View
Consumer Outlook
SWOT
Consumer & Retail SWOT
Industry Forecast
Consumer Spending Forecast
Total Household Spending
Table: Total Household Spending (Botswana 2015-2021)
Essential And Non Essential Spending
Table: Essential and Non Essential Spending (Botswana 2015-2021)
Food, Drink And Tobacco
Table: Food and drinks (non-alcoholic, alcoholic and tobacco) spending (Botswana 2015-2021)
Clothing And Footwear
Table: Clothing and Footwear Spending (Botswana 2015-2021)
Tourism Spending
Household Characteristics Forecast
Table: Household Income Data (Botswana 2014-2021)
Demographic Forecast
Table: Labour Market Data (Botswana 2014-2021)
Table: Total Population (Botswana 2014-2021)
Market Overview
Retail Trends
Clothing And Footwear
Table: Selected Clothing And Footwear Retailers
Household Goods, Homeware And Home Improvement
Table: Selected Household Goods, Homeware And Home Improvement Retailers
Electronics
Table: Selected Electronics Retailers
Department Stores
Table: Selected Department Stores
E-Commerce And Online Marketplaces
Table: Selected E-Commerce/Online Marketplaces
Drugstores And Pharmacies
Table: Selected Drugstores / Pharmacies
Shopping Centres And Malls
Glossary
Methodology
Industry Forecast Methodology
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