Ireland signs double taxation agreement with Botswana
Ireland’s new double trade taxation agreement with Botswana is expected to boost two-way trade and investment between the two countries, which last year was worth almost €3.5m.
The agreement was signed yesterday by Minister for Trade and Development Joe Costello and Botswana’s Minister of Finance and Development Planning Kenneth Matambo.
“Double taxation agreements are a critical piece of fiscal infrastructure for developing trading and investment opportunities between countries,” said the Minister. “This agreement will now allow for further trade and investment between Ireland and Botswana.”
Minister Costello was in Botswana as part of a three-day visit that also includes a trade-focused programme in South Africa. During his visit, he also met the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Botswana Phandu Skelemani, and representatives from Irish companies working in South Africa.