Lesotho Import Data

Lesotho imported goods valued USD 1,369 million in 2019, an increase from USD 1,128 million reported in 2018. As per Lesotho import data, Lesotho stood at 172nd position in global imports during 2019.

As per Lesotho trade data, Lesotho’s top imports are food, building materials, vehicles, machinery, medicines, petroleum products and apparel. Major industries of Lesotho are fuel & oil, machinery, automotive, textile, electronics, cotton, beverages and pharmaceuticals.

Lesotho import statistics and analysis based on actual shipping records show that Lesotho majorly imports goods from South Africa, China, Taipei, Chinese, India, Japan, Hong Kong, Zambia, Spain, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

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Lesotho Import Data

From the most comprehensive and searchable database, we provide customs-based Lesotho import data with 2000000+ shipment records and 6000+ importers. Every detail of containers enter into Lesotho via all modes of transport is based on shipping bills, import bills, invoices and other import-export documents required in importing & exporting goods across international borders.

Lesotho trade statistics are analysed properly from raw data collected from Custom Departments, Shipping & Logistics Companies, Port Authorities, Trade Associations and Government Bodies. We have Lesotho customs data available from 2018 onwards.


Lesotho Import Data

Lesotho Import Data is a type of Customs Data, which contains detailed information of companies importing goods into the country. It also provides shipping details of overseas export companies who ship goods to Lesotho. Data fields available in Lesotho trade data include Date, Importer Name, Importer Address, Foreign Supplier Name, Supplier Address, Origin Country, HS Code, HS Code Description, Product Description, Gross Weight, Net Weight, Total Value LSL, Total Value USD and Port of Entry. Here is a Lesotho import data sample of a single shipment record with complete fields.

Date 01-02-2020
Importer Name **** Importer Address ****
Foreign Supplier Name **** Supplier Address ****
Origin Country South Africa HS Code 90279000
HS Code Description Microtomes; parts and accessories
Product Description Electrode
Gross Weight 1 Net Weight 1
Total Value LSL 4447 Total Value USD 316
Port of Entry Maseru Bridge    

Lesotho Imports

Lesotho’s Top 10 Imports

As per Lesotho import data, Lesotho’s top 10 imports in 2019 were Mineral Fuels & Oils (13.7%), Machinery (7.3%), Vehicles (6.8%), Knitted or Crocheted Fabrics (6.1%), Electrical Machinery & Equipment (6.0%), Cotton (4.6%), Products of Milling Industry (3.4%), Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar (3.3%), Man-made Filaments (2.7%) and Pharma Products (2.7%).

Lesotho customs data and analytics based on country’s import activities show that Lesotho’s top 10 import commodities accounted for 56.6% to overall value of shipments registered in 2019. Value-wise, Lesotho imported mineral fuels & oils worth USD 188 million and machinery worth USD 100 million, as per Lesotho trade data. Below given chart shows dollar amount of Lesotho’s top 10 import categories recorded in 2019.

Lesotho’s Top 10 Imports

Lesotho Import Partners

Lesotho’s Top 10 Import Partners

As per Lesotho trade statistics, Lesotho’s top 10 import partners in 2019 were South Africa (USD 1,052 million), China (USD 84 million), Taipei, Chinese (USD 83 million), India (USD 35 million), Japan (USD 25 million), Hong Kong (USD 15 million), Zambia (USD 8 million), Spain (USD 8 million), Pakistan (USD 7 million) and Bangladesh (USD 6 million).

Lesotho customs data shows Lesotho’s top 10 import partners accounted for 97.1% to overall value of shipments registered in 2019. Region-wise, roughly 72.3% of Lesotho’s imports originate from African countries as per Lesotho shipment data. 26.1% worth of commodities ship by suppliers in Asia. Smaller percentages recorded from Europe (0.9%), North America (0.4%) and Middle East (0.2%). See percentage share of Lesotho’s top 10 import sources recorded in 2019 to have a better country-wise market evaluation.

Lesotho’s Top 10 Import Partners

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