Find Import and Export expertise in Lesotho

Lesotho is a net importer of goods and services. Net imports accounted for 50% of GDP in 2005. The average ad valorem tariff for imported goods is 8% (2007). The main exports are textiles, clothing and footwear; diamonds; and water (as a result of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project). The main export partner is the USA and the main source of imports is South Africa. The bodies most directly concerned with promotion of exports are the Lesotho National Development Corporation and the Central Bank of Lesotho.