Lesotho Export Data

Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is an enclaved country within the border of South Africa. It has the estimated population of around 2 million and its capital & largest city is Maseru.

We track every export activity to provide Lesotho export data and market intelligence with shipment details. Our Lesotho trade data shows that Lesotho’s exports valued USD 897.9 million in 2019. The economy of Lesotho is based on agriculture, manufacturing, livestock and mining.


Lesotho export data

What are Lesotho Main Exports?

Lesotho’s top 10 exports include Knitted or Crocheted Apparel & Clothing (34%), Pearls & Precious Stones (21.6%), Not Knitted Apparel & Clothing (19.7%), Electronics (4.8%), Wool, Fine or Coarse Animal Hair (3.8%), Cotton (2.9%), Other Made-up Textile Articles (2.7%), Machinery (2.6%), Milling Industry Products (1.9%) and Footwear, Gaiters (1%).

As per this Lesotho export statistics, top 10 export commodities of Lesotho accounted for 95% to total value of shipments in 2019. Among these export groups, apparel & clothing was the largest gainer in terms of export value, while products of the milling industry recorded the highest decline in value during the said year.

Lesotho export products

Lesotho Major Export Partners

The top 5 export partners of Lesotho are United States (USD 324.2 million), South Africa (USD 316.6 million), Belgium (USD 194.6 million), China (USD 25.9 million) and Swaziland (USD 8.8 million) as per Lesotho export statistics.

Our Lesotho shipment data shows that Lesotho’s top 5 export partners shared 96.6% to the total value of shipments in 2019.

From a continental perspective, the highest number of shipments (51.8%) roughly departs from Lesotho to Africa. 46.3% worth of goods ship to North American countries, mainly to United States and Canada. Smaller percentages record from Europe (1.1%) and Asia (0.4%),

Lesotho export partners

More About Lesotho Export Data

Lesotho Export Data contains bill of lading data and detailed shipment information on Lesotho suppliers and their trading partners. Besides this, other important details are also covered in the data such as HS Code, Product Description, Value, Quantity, etc. This market intelligence information is based on Shipping Bills, Import Bills, Invoices and other documents required in import-export business.

We collect raw data from the best sources available including Lesotho Customs, Port Authorities, Shipping & Logistics Companies, Trade Associations and Government Bodies. Lesotho trade data is updated monthly and available from Jan 2019.

Samples of Lesotho Export Data

Export data of Lesotho is a both side data type, in which Lesotho exporters and overseas importers are covered. Check samples below to know exact fields available in Lesotho export data.

Lesotho Export Sample #1
Date01-02-2020Exporter NameLesotho Flour Mills (PTY) LTD
Exporter Address44 Lioli Road Next to Maluti Mountain Brewery Industrial AreaForeign Buyer NameGlobakeries
Buyer AddressNo. 63 2nd Street CNR 5th MalboroOrigin CountryLesotho
Destination CountrySouth AfricaHS Code11010010
HS Code DescriptionBrown Wheat FlourProduct DescriptionBrown Bread Wheat Flour
Gross Weight4000Net Weight4000
Number of Packages1Package TypePackage, Show
Total Value LSL17531Total Value USD1246.23
Chapter11Heading1101
Sub Heading110100
Lesotho Export Sample #2
Date01-02-2020Exporter NameBuild and Save Enterprise (PTY) LTD
Exporter AddressP.O. Box 1845 Maputsoe 350Foreign Buyer NameMotlalepula Tolane
Buyer AddressFicksburg South AfricaOrigin CountryLesotho
Destination CountrySouth AfricaHS Code72299090
HS Code DescriptionOther wires of other alloy steelProduct DescriptionSteel Wires
Gross Weight2500Net Weight2500
Number of Packages7Package TypeParcel
Total Value LSL651Total Value USD46.27
Chapter72Heading7229
Sub Heading722990

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