Lesotho Trade Summary

2017 Data

Lesotho exports, imports, tariff by year.

Country / Region
Year
For at a glance i.e. latest available trade, tariff, trade barriers and other trade related data Click Here.
Please note the exports, imports and tariff data are based on reported data and not gap filled. Please check the Data Availability for coverage.

Imports/Exports

Products

TRADE SUMMARY FOR Lesotho

Overall Exports and Imports

Exportsmore »
Exports (in US$ Mil): 673
No. Of products: 1,626
No. Of partners: 82
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 2,066
No. Of products: 3,629
No. Of partners: 84

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Men's or boys' trous ...94,277.21
Women's or girls' tr ...88,713.69
Men's or boys' shirt ...40,930.38
T-shirts, singlets, ...34,503.03
Jerseys, pullovers, ...32,657.72
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Articles, iron or st ...235,288.06
Other paraffin wax.. ...191,257.84
Petroleum oils, etc, ...152,769.91
Weft knits or croche ...53,946.46
Knitted or crocheted ...42,340.95

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa331 49.20
United States306 45.46
Eswatini11 1.70
Germany6 0.88
Canada5 0.80
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
South Africa1,461 70.74
China307 14.84
Other Asia, nes109 5.29
India52 2.54
Japan34 1.63

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials37 5.51 176 8.50 0.10
Intermediate goods73 10.83 642 31.07 2.30
Consumer goods509 75.65 992 48.01 0.95
Capital goods54 7.98 255 12.34 0.19

Trade Indicators

more »
HH Market concentration index: 0.23
Index of export market penetration: 1.32
World Growth: 5.68
Country Growth: 10.18

Tariffs

more »
No Of Tariff Agreement: 9
Maximum Rate (%): 281.96
Simple Average (%): 2.35
Weighted Average (%): 1.43
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 1,214,867.96
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 86.76

Development Indicators

more »
GDP (current US$): 2,565
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 1,250.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): -42.95
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): -1,102.00
Trade in services (% of GDP): 19.60
Trade (% of GDP): 125.25