Lesotho Trade Summary

2012 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): 678
No. Of products: 637
No. Of partners: 48
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 1,594
No. Of products: 3,599
No. Of partners: 62

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Men's or boys' trous ...84,625.29
Other unsweetened wa ...64,459.85
Parts for use with t ...34,717.67
Greasy wool (excl. s ...34,610.04
Women's or girls' tr ...34,268.31
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...150,928.85
Sacks and bags (incl ...29,991.62
Cotton, not carded o ...29,050.48
Denim, with >=85% co ...27,290.34
Self-adhesive tape, ...25,216.72

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa321 47.32
United States298 43.90
Belgium22 3.19
United Arab Emirates11 1.64
Canada6 0.86
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa1,418 88.93
Other Asia, nes75 4.70
China44 2.79
Hong Kong, China12 0.73
India8 0.49

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials71 10.45 153 9.62 6.47
Intermediate goods40 5.96 375 23.51 15.06
Consumer goods520 76.63 762 47.81 13.90
Capital goods45 6.66 243 15.22 2.87

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.28
Index of export market penetration: 1.26
World Growth: 0.03
Country Growth: -6.93

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 4
Maximum Rate (%): 536.67
Simple Average (%): 9.26
Weighted Average (%): 13.08
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 39,270.64
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 50.78

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$ Mil): 2,678
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,550.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -61.65
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -1,651.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 18.41
Trade (% of GDP): 139.00