Lesotho Balance of Trade 2001-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Lesotho recorded a trade deficit of 2594.70 LSL Million in the second quarter of 2014. Balance of Trade in Lesotho averaged -1514.07 LSL Million from 2001 until 2014, reaching an all time high of -746.93 LSL Million in the third quarter of 2006 and a record low of -3028.61 LSL Million in the first quarter of 2012. Balance of Trade in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho.

   
 
 

Lesotho Balance of Trade


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2594.70 -2577.36 -746.93 -3028.61 2001 - 2014 LSL Million Quarterly
Lesotho runs systemic trade deficits due to import dependency on fuel, food and capital equipment. The main exports are: clothing (40 percent of total exports), diamonds (22 percent), road vehicles, water and wool. Main trading partner are the United States and South Africa. This page provides - Lesotho Balance of Trade - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Lesotho Balance of Trade - was last refreshed on Saturday, October 25, 2014.

Lesotho Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2594.70 -2577.36 -746.93 -3028.61 LSL Million [+]
Exports 2261.00 2666.37 2701.57 476.79 LSL Million [+]
Imports 4855.60 5243.73 5243.73 1337.33 LSL Million [+]
Current Account -187.30 -239.70 829.12 -2059.61 LSL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.40 -9.40 14.65 -39.67 Percent [+]