focus africa
Focus : Africa
Helping Indian companies do business with Africa
INDIA
INDIA
Africa
AFRICA
INDIA : India’s Trade with the African Region notched US$ 38.96 Billion in the year 2009-10 (DGCI&S provisional figures) constituting 8.37% share in India’s total trade. Trade with the region has grown at a CAGR of 18.10% from US$ 4.48 Billion in 1996-97.
AFRICA : 54 Countries, 1 billion people, US$ 1.01 Billion of trade. Imports worth US$ 468 billion include Mineral Fuels, Oils, Machinery, Vehicles including Boats, Ships, Aircrafts, Electronics & Electricals, Iron & Steel & Articles thereof, Cereals, Plastics, Pharmaceuticals, etc.

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Botswana
Botswana
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PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

 

Road Connectivity

 

Road (KMs)/Sq KMs of surface area: 0.044 (World Average 0.46)  

Paved roads KMs/Sq KMs of surface area: 0.015  

Roads penetration (KMs/Thousand of population): 12.96 (World average 10.15)  

 Source: World growth indicators, CIA, Wikipedia

 

 

   
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Air

 

Airports:77

No of Airports/Million of Population: 38.68 (World average 12.97)

 

Rail Penetration  

       

Total length of Railway lines: 888(KMs)
Rail lines (KMs/Thousand Sq KMs): 0.89 (World average 9.20)

Source: CIA, Maps of world, World Bank reports.

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Energy

 

Production (Bn KW) : 979  (World 19020 Bn KW)
Consumption (Bn KW):2.574 (World 17480 Bn KW)
Export (Bn KW) :000
Imports (Bn KW):1.959
Production (Bn KW/Population Mn) :0.492 (World 2.8BnKW/Mn population)
Consumption (Bn KW / Population Mn) :1.29 (world 2.57BnKW/Mn population)
          
Source: CIA, Maps of World, Wikipedia

 

Water Resources

 

Area of water body 15000 Sq KMs 

Total fresh water withdrawal 0.19 cu km/yr    

Fresh water withdrawal per capita 107 cu m/yr   

Source: CIA, Wikipedia