Lesotho Trade Summary

2008 Data

Lesotho exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Lesotho

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 245
No. Of products: 738
No. Of partners: 29
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 1,066
No. Of products: 3,248
No. Of partners: 26

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Television receivers ...50,880.73
Parts for use with t ...34,124.60
Potato flour and mea ...13,721.79
Greasy wool (excl. s ...12,232.42
Men's or boys' trous ...12,079.52
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...70,293.54
Buses with a seating ...35,985.41
Manicure or pedicure ...29,216.80
Spark plugs26,956.89
Footwear with leathe ...18,056.30

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa202 82.74
United States36 14.65
Madagascar2 0.75
Kenya1 0.61
Canada1 0.45
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa1,015 95.22
Japan19 1.82
Germany15 1.37
United States8 0.73
United Kingdom3 0.24

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials30 12.21 92 8.62 0.03
Intermediate goods41 16.81 151 14.16 18.68
Consumer goods126 51.55 488 45.73 13.24
Capital goods47 19.30 195 18.27 2.92

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.47
Index of export market penetration: 1.59
World Growth: 7.47
Country Growth: -5.86

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 4
Maximum Rate (%): 589.10
Simple Average (%): 10.20
Weighted Average (%): 12.06
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 29,428.96
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 47.81

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 1,869
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,340.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -52.28
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -977.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 24.20
Trade (% of GDP): 152.34