Lesotho Balance of Trade 2001-2015 | 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.

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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 Friday, March 6, 2015.

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 [+]


Balance of Trade Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -980.00 Jan/15 -503.00 2219.00 -3897.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil -2842.00 Feb/15 -3173.95 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -2451.00 Jan/15 -1218.00 8524.80 -2902.90 CAD Million [+]
China 600.30 Jan/15 496.13 544.76 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 24300.00 Dec/14 21200.00 24300.00 -16638.00 EUR Million [+]
France -3726.00 Jan/15 -3296.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 19000.00 Dec/14 17900.00 23400.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -8320.00 Jan/15 -9430.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 709.40 Jan/15 186.80 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 5756.00 Dec/14 3541.23 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -1177.50 Jan/15 -660.70 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -3248.00 Jan/15 254.00 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 4891.20 Dec/14 5110.00 5110.00 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 12927.00 Dec/14 13359.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 5530.00 Jan/15 5750.00 7380.00 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -1821800.00 Dec/14 -1555245.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 3432.72 Jan/15 1514.42 3901.00 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -4305.31 Jan/15 -8505.55 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -2895.00 Dec/14 -1841.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -41752.00 Jan/15 -45601.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]