This page displays a table with Lesotho Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Lesotho Imports By Category Value Year
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $132.12M 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $97.57M 2020
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $85.78M 2020
Electrical, electronic equipment $83.36M 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $79.98M 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $72.17M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $56.24M 2020
Cotton $56.23M 2020
Pharmaceutical products $52.86M 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $52.40M 2020
Manmade filaments $39.89M 2020
Cereals $37.51M 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $36.59M 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $33.85M 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $32.51M 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $28.60M 2020
Plastics $28.54M 2020
Articles of iron or steel $27.40M 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $22.82M 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $21.86M 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $19.75M 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $18.98M 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $18.49M 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $17.63M 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $17.24M 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $16.95M 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $16.16M 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $15.85M 2020
Iron and steel $15.85M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $15.47M 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $14.62M 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $14.35M 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $14.21M 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $13.62M 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $12.73M 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $12.28M 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $11.85M 2020
Rubbers $11.46M 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $10.08M 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $9.41M 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $8.89M 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $8.12M 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $7.25M 2020
Fertilizers $6.73M 2020
Aluminum $6.17M 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $5.95M 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $5.66M 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $5.43M 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $5.32M 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $4.99M 2020
Live animals $4.86M 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $4.76M 2020
Manmade staple fibers $4.60M 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $4.58M 2020
Ceramic products $4.23M 2020
Glass and glassware $3.68M 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $3.63M 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $2.11M 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $1.92M 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $1.85M 2020
Commodities not specified according to kind $1.85M 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $1.74M 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $1.47M 2020
Organic chemicals $1.39M 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $1.34M 2020
Copper $1.25M 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $1.18M 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $1.16M 2020
Silk $1.10M 2020
Headgear and $816.24K 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $694.25K 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $668.75K 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $523.05K 2020
Ores slag and ash $456.14K 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $305.71K 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $299.93K 2020
Products of animal origin $229.88K 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $197.35K 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $188.93K 2020
Clocks and watches $166.28K 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $155.58K 2020
Lac, gums, resins $151.02K 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $139.16K 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $107.5K 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $61.71K 2020
Zinc $59.62K 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $21.98K 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $19.00K 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $16.26K 2020
Cork and articles of cork $13.39K 2020
Lead $10.04K 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $9.31K 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $8.00K 2020
Nickel $3.24K 2020
Tin $1.84K 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $1.31K 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $1.08K 2020




Lesotho Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2661.30 -2934.70 -746.93 -3578.55 LSL Million [+]
Current Account -521.70 -684.50 1225.42 -1748.23 LSL Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.10 -3.40 14.65 -39.67 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 6658.20 6659.10 7565.80 1337.33 LSL Million [+]
Exports 3996.90 3724.40 4312.34 476.79 LSL Million [+]
External Debt 14426.60 14051.20 16409.27 0.00 Million LSL [+]
Terrorism Index 0.05 0.10 1.47 0.00 [+]