Lesotho Balance of Trade  2001-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Lesotho recorded a trade deficit of 2609.99 LSL Million in the first quarter of 2017. Balance of Trade in Lesotho averaged -1728.66 LSL Million from 2001 until 2017, reaching an all time high of -746.93 LSL Million in the third quarter of 2006 and a record low of -3384.90 LSL Million in the first quarter of 2015.

Lesotho Balance of Trade
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Lesotho Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2609.99 -2552.37 -746.93 -3384.90 LSL Million [+]
Exports 3125.14 3104.90 3443.96 476.79 LSL Million [+]
Imports 5735.13 5657.27 6406.42 1337.33 LSL Million [+]
Current Account -596.68 -827.99 829.12 -2059.61 LSL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -9.30 -3.70 14.65 -39.67 percent [+]
External Debt 10459.11 10565.70 11862.07 1442.80 Million LSL [+]
Terrorism Index 0.89 0.89 1.47 0.00 [+]

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Lesotho Balance of Trade

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. Lesotho Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-2609.99 -2552.37 -746.93 -3384.90 2001 - 2017 LSL Million Quarterly




balance of trade by Country
Country Last
Australia 1745.00 Sep/17
Brazil 5201.00 Oct/17
Canada -3179.70 Sep/17
China 381.74 Oct/17
Euro Area 26364.90 Sep/17
France -4669.00 Sep/17
Germany 24100.00 Sep/17
India -14018.80 Oct/17
Indonesia 895.00 Oct/17
Italy 3989.78 Sep/17
Japan 670.17 Sep/17
Mexico -1886.40 Sep/17
Netherlands 6258.00 Sep/17
Russia 10222.00 Sep/17
South Korea 7300.00 Oct/17
Spain -3226685.00 Aug/17
Switzerland 2917.62 Sep/17
Turkey -8134.57 Sep/17
United Kingdom -2754.00 Sep/17
United States -43495.00 Sep/17