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Lesotho Trade Summary

2003

Lesotho exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR LESOTHO 2003

Overall Exports and Imports for Lesotho 2003

Exports and imports of Lesotho in 2003 are below, along with number of countries and products

  • The total value of exports (FoB) was 479 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) was 1,115 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 653 products were exported to 19 countries and 3,174 products were imported from 53 countries.

Lesotho top 5 Export and Import partners 2003

Top five countries to which Lesotho exported in 2003 are below, along with the percent of total exports that went to that country:

  1. Lesotho exports to United States worth US$ 371 million, with a partner share of 77.55 percent.
  2. Lesotho exports to South Africa worth US$ 93 million, with a partner share of 19.39 percent.
  3. Lesotho exports to Canada worth US$ 8 million, with a partner share of 1.59 percent.
  4. Lesotho exports to Belgium worth US$ 5 million, with a partner share of 1.02 percent.
  5. Lesotho exports to Nigeria worth US$ 1 million, with a partner share of 0.14 percent.

Top five countries from which Lesotho imported goods in 2003 are below, along with percent of total imports that came from the country :

  1. Lesotho imports from South Africa worth US$ 915 million, with a partner share of 82.10 percent.
  2. Lesotho imports from Hong Kong, China worth US$ 70 million, with a partner share of 6.32 percent.
  3. Lesotho imports from Other Asia, nes worth US$ 68 million, with a partner share of 6.11 percent.
  4. Lesotho imports from China worth US$ 29 million, with a partner share of 2.62 percent.
  5. Lesotho imports from Singapore worth US$ 6 million, with a partner share of 0.57 percent.

Lesotho Top 5 Productsexports imports at HS 6 digit level 2003

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Lesotho along with trade value are:

  1. Lesotho exported Men's or boys' ensembles of cotton , worth US$ 289,132.66 million.
  2. Lesotho exported Women's or girls' ensembles of cotton , worth US$ 73,336.66 million.
  3. Lesotho exported Other unsweetened waters; ice and snow , worth US$ 27,369.19 million.
  4. Lesotho exported Footwear with leather or composition leather so , worth US$ 14,263.23 million.
  5. Lesotho exported Men's or boys' trousers, breeches of other text , worth US$ 12,688.40 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Lesotho along with trade value are

  1. Lesotho imported Looped pile fabrics of cotton, knitted or croch , worth US$ 36,323.79 million.
  2. Lesotho imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 31,483.33 million.
  3. Lesotho imported Furniture, wooden, nes , worth US$ 30,274.36 million.
  4. Lesotho imported Denim, with >=85% cotton, >200g/m2 , worth US$ 28,409.37 million.
  5. Lesotho imported Paraffin wax, containing <0.75% oil , worth US$ 21,113.91 million.

Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2003

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2003 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import

Tariffs 2003

Tariffs imposed by Lesotho in 2003 are below

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product was not available percent.
  • The simple average tariff across all products was not available percent.
  • The trade weighted average tariff was not available .
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars were not available and duty free tariff line items share was not available percent.

Development Indicators 2003

Key Development Indicators of Lesotho in 2003 are below

  • Lesotho GDP in current US dollar was 1,158 million.
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$) was 670.00 .
  • Lesotho Trade balance: as % of GDP was not available.
  • Trade balance in current US$ was not available.
  • Trade as percentage of GDP was not available .
  • Trade in services as percentage of GDP was 30.76 .

Trade Indicators 2003

Trade Indicators for Lesotho in 2003 are below

  • Hirschman Herfindahl market concentration index was 0.92.
  • Index of export market penetration was 1.29.
  • World Growth in percentage was 8.06 and Lesotho Country Growth was 10.25 .