Lesotho recorded a Current Account deficit of 730.40 LSL Million in the third quarter of 2019.

Current Account in Lesotho averaged -54.42 LSL Million from 2002 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 1225.42 LSL Million in the third quarter of 2007 and a record low of -1748.23 LSL Million in the first quarter of 2012. This page provides the latest reported value for - Lesotho Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Lesotho Current Account - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2020.

Current Account in Lesotho is expected to be -170.00 LSL Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Lesotho to stand at 150.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Lesotho Current Account is projected to trend around -200.00 LSL Million in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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Lesotho Current Account

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-730.40 -41.90 1225.42 -1748.23 2002 - 2019 LSL Million Quarterly

Lesotho Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -3234.50 -2588.40 -746.93 -3384.90 LSL Million [+]
Current Account -730.40 -41.90 1225.42 -1748.23 LSL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.30 -6.20 14.65 -39.67 percent [+]
Exports 3420.90 3917.10 4253.73 476.79 LSL Million [+]
Imports 6655.40 6505.50 6655.40 1337.33 LSL Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.10 0.19 1.47 0.00 [+]
External Debt 13687.88 13013.53 13687.88 3932.60 Million LSL [+]

Lesotho Current Account
Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid).