Botswana must increase exports
23 October, 2007
MAUN – Batawana Regent Kgosi Kealetile Moremi says for Botswana to be competitive in both regional and international markets there has to be a significant increase in exports.
Kgosi Moremi was speaking at the official opening of a one-day joint venture workshop organised by Botswana Exporters and Manufacturers Association (BEMA) held at Maun Lodge recently.
She said the business community has to work for sustained competitiveness while the government ensures removal of all impediments to allow business growth.
Kgosi Moremi said that in their pursuit of economic diversification it has become more and more imperative that they consider joint ventures as a way forward for Botswana.
She said Botswana has adopted a wide range of policies in order to diversify its economy, adding that the country has entered into multilateral agreements.
Kgosi Moremi said that institutions such as BEDIA, IFSC, BDC, LEA and others are [continue reading]