The Pula depreciated by 1.9 percent against the South African rand and appreciated by 1.1 percent against the IMF Special Drawing Rights (SDR) over the one-month period to December 2020. The Pula appreciated against the SDR constituent currencies except the euro against which it depreciated by 0.3 percent; it appreciated by 2.3 percent against the US dollar, 1.6 percent against the Japanese yen, 1.4 percent against the Chinese renminbi and 0.1 percent against the British pound.

Over the twelve months period to December 2020, the nominal Pula exchange rate appreciated by 2 percent against the South African rand and depreciated by 5.8 percent against the SDR. Against the SDR constituent currencies, the Pula depreciated by 10.3 percent against the euro, 8 percent against the Chinese renminbi, 6.6 percent against the Japanese yen, 5.3 percent against the British pound and 1.6 percent against the US dollar.