The Botswana Trade Commission (BOTC) was established by an Act of Parliament in 2013. It is mandated to regulate, inter alia, the import and export of goods. BOTC was established as part of implementation of the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) Agreement of 2002.
On behalf of the Board of BOTC, I welcome you to our official website. This website is part of our effort to disseminate knowledge about the purpose and functions of BOTC. We hope that you will find the information shared on this website useful in enhancing your understanding of our role within Botswana.
The Botswana Trade Commission (BOTC) Act of 2013 establishes the position of “a Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, who shall be appointed by the Minister after consultation with the Board, on such terms and conditions as may be specified in the instrument of appointment.” The Chief Executive Officer is responsible to the Board.
On behalf of the management of BOTC, I welcome you to our official website. This website provides background information on who we are and what we do as an organisation established through an Act of Parliament of the Republic of Botswana.