Lesotho Trade Summary

2011 Data

Lesotho exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Lesotho

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 770
No. Of products: 615
No. Of partners: 63
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 1,460
No. Of products: 3,590
No. Of partners: 56

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Men's or boys' trous ...124,447.05
Other unsweetened wa ...67,538.86
Women's or girls' tr ...43,325.75
Parts for use with t ...39,978.60
Women's or girls' tr ...35,223.26
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...156,021.46
Cotton, not carded o ...32,098.79
Natural gas, liquefi ...23,975.12
Other medicaments of ...22,621.84
Maize (excl. seed)19,164.09

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa346 44.94
United States313 40.69
Canada43 5.61
Belgium23 3.02
United Arab Emirates5 0.70
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa1,407 96.39
India9 0.64
United States9 0.64
Zambia7 0.47
China6 0.41

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials53 6.94 156 10.68 4.07
Intermediate goods66 8.63 254 17.38 18.23
Consumer goods565 73.34 781 53.50 11.59
Capital goods51 6.61 207 14.17 2.43

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.30
Index of export market penetration: 1.28
World Growth: 9.30
Country Growth: 14.77

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 4
Maximum Rate (%): 598.73
Simple Average (%): 10.41
Weighted Average (%): 13.16
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 57,949.62
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 48.69

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 2,792
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,430.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -50.21
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -1,402.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 19.12
Trade (% of GDP): 138.39