TITLE

The Inflation Bugbear

PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Africa Monitor: Southern Africa;Dec2007, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article presents the economic outlook for Botswana for 2007-2008, particularly the impact of inflation on its economic structure. According to the author, the country is heavily reliant on imported energy and intermediate and capital goods while the sum of its exports and imports of goods and services is equal to 88% of its gross domestic product (GDP). He believes that exchange rate management is a key part of the battle against inflation.
ACCESSION #
27464471

 

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