Lesotho Balance of Trade 2001-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Lesotho recorded a trade deficit of 3170.10 LSL Million in the first quarter of 2015. Balance of Trade in Lesotho averaged -1595.79 LSL Million from 2001 until 2015, reaching an all time high of -746.93 LSL Million in the third quarter of 2006 and a record low of -3299.50 LSL Million in the first quarter of 2014. Balance of Trade in Lesotho is reported by the Central Bank of Lesotho.

Lesotho Balance of Trade
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-3170.10 -2912.20 -746.93 -3299.50 2001 - 2015 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 the latest reported value for - Lesotho Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Content for - Lesotho Balance of Trade - was last refreshed on Monday, August 31, 2015.


Lesotho Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3170.10 -2912.20 -746.93 -3299.50 LSL Million [+]
Exports 2195.30 2308.20 2701.57 476.79 LSL Million [+]
Imports 5365.40 5220.50 5365.40 1337.33 LSL Million [+]
Current Account -714.40 -679.50 829.12 -2059.61 LSL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -3.40 -7.90 14.65 -39.67 percent [+]
External Debt 9001.69 9620.50 9620.50 1442.80 Million LSL [+]


Balance of Trade Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia -2933.00 Jun/15 -2677.00 2254.00 -4156.00 AUD Million [+]
Brazil 2379.00 Jul/15 4527.00 5659.37 -4058.14 USD Million [+]
Canada -476.00 Jun/15 -2992.00 8524.80 -3853.00 CAD Million [+]
China 430.25 Jul/15 465.36 606.19 -319.71 USD Hundred Million [+]
Euro Area 26368.70 Jun/15 18800.00 26368.70 -16748.10 EUR Million [+]
France -2658.00 Jun/15 -3999.00 2674.00 -7086.00 EUR Million [+]
Germany 24038.00 Jun/15 19522.00 24038.00 -535.91 EUR Million [+]
India -12812.46 Jul/15 -10830.00 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Indonesia 1330.00 Jul/15 528.00 4641.92 -2329.13 USD Million [+]
Italy 2808.95 Jun/15 4140.00 6923.00 -6389.30 EUR Million [+]
Japan -268.06 Jul/15 -69.00 1608.67 -2795.04 JPY Billion [+]
Mexico -2267.00 Jul/15 -749.00 1710.25 -3292.30 USD Million [+]
Netherlands 4760.00 Jun/15 3280.00 6211.40 -907.60 EUR Million [+]
Russia 11228.00 Jul/15 13775.00 20356.00 -185.00 USD Million [+]
South Korea 7760.00 Jul/15 9980.00 9980.00 -4043.45 USD Million [+]
Spain -2046007.00 Jun/15 -1657308.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Switzerland 3741.00 Jul/15 3509.00 3894.91 -1478.68 CHF million [+]
Turkey -7027.59 Jul/15 -6205.89 24.51 -10453.06 USD Million [+]
United Kingdom -1601.00 Jun/15 -885.00 2946.00 -5397.00 GBP Million [+]
United States -43840.00 Jun/15 -40940.00 1946.00 -67823.00 USD Million [+]