Lesotho Balance of Trade

Lesotho recorded a trade deficit of 2577.36 LSL Million in the first quarter of 2014. Balance of Trade in Lesotho averaged -1493.69 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
-2577.36 -2202.87 -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.

Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2577.36 -2202.87 -746.93 -3028.61 LSL Million [+]
Exports 2666.37 2134.53 2701.57 476.79 LSL Million [+]
Imports 5243.73 4337.40 5243.73 1337.33 LSL Million [+]
Current Account -241.90 81.82 829.12 -2059.61 LSL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -4.40 -9.40 14.65 -39.67 Percent [+]





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