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’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.
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 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.
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.
|Date||01-02-2020||Exporter Name||Lesotho Flour Mills (PTY) LTD|
|Exporter Address||44 Lioli Road Next to Maluti Mountain Brewery Industrial Area||Foreign Buyer Name||Globakeries|
|Buyer Address||No. 63 2nd Street CNR 5th Malboro||Origin Country||Lesotho|
|Destination Country||South Africa||HS Code||11010010|
|HS Code Description||Brown Wheat Flour||Product Description||Brown Bread Wheat Flour|
|Gross Weight||4000||Net Weight||4000|
|Number of Packages||1||Package Type||Package, Show|
|Total Value LSL||17531||Total Value USD||1246.23|
|Date||01-02-2020||Exporter Name||Build and Save Enterprise (PTY) LTD|
|Exporter Address||P.O. Box 1845 Maputsoe 350||Foreign Buyer Name||Motlalepula Tolane|
|Buyer Address||Ficksburg South Africa||Origin Country||Lesotho|
|Destination Country||South Africa||HS Code||72299090|
|HS Code Description||Other wires of other alloy steel||Product Description||Steel Wires|
|Gross Weight||2500||Net Weight||2500|
|Number of Packages||7||Package Type||Parcel|
|Total Value LSL||651||Total Value USD||46.27|