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GDP up in final quarter of 2019

GDP Up in final quarter of 2019
POSITIVE GROWTH: Water pipeline project

Latest figures from the data collecting agency, Statistics Botswana (SB) reveal that the domestic economy registered a growth of 1.6 percent in the last quarter of 2019.

The real Gross Domestic Product (GDP), at 2006 constant prices, was P25.3 billion for this period, a growth of P400 million from the P24.9 billion registered in the third quarter of last year.

This was actually way below the estimated GDP at current prices of P49.5 billion compared with P49.6 billion registered in the second quarter of 2019.

Indeed, the 1.6 percent growth was in fact significantly lower when compared...

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