Top Products Exported by Lesotho


According to the statistics of CIA FactBook, Lesotho exported US$1,509 million worth of goods around the world in 2018. Among all the top products exported from Lesotho, Knitted Sweaters contribute to 9.07% of total trade value, equal to US$136,909 thousand. The second exported are Non-Knit Mens & Boys Suits, which accounts for 6.40%. The following table lists the top products exported by Lesotho. Also shown are the trade value and the percentage share for each export category as well as the growth rate during the past 5 years.

Lesotho Major Exports

Market Value: 1,509 (millions) – Last Updated: June, 2019

Rank Product Trade Value (thousands) Share (%) Growth (% 5yr)
1 Knitted Sweaters 136,909 9.07 11.56
2 Non-Knit Mens & Boys Suits 96,513 6.40 38.83
3 Diamonds 77,310 5.12 0.00
4 Non-Knit Womens & Girls Suits 55,482 3.68 9.59
5 Knitted Womens & Girls Suits 43,624 2.89 44.17
6 Knitted Mens & Boys Suits 25,609 1.70 102.75
7 Knitted T-Shirts 18,396 1.22 60.42
8 Knitted Mens & Boys Shirts 14,141 0.94 -15.22
9 Knitted Womens & Girls Blouses & Shirts 11,061 0.73 -50.55
10 Woven Cotton Fabrics > 85% > 200 G/M2 4,005 0.27 0.00
11 Knitted Babies Garments & Accessories 3,880 0.26 1,236.23
12 Non-Knit Babies Garments & Accessories 3,165 0.21 191,952.85
13 Knitted Womens & Girls Overcoats 3,007 0.20 188.87
14 Knitted Mens & Boys Overcoats 3,001 0.20 155.03
15 Knitted Garments 2,641 0.18 -33.60
16 Woven Cotton Fabrics – < 85% > 200G/M2 1,967 0.13 0.00
17 Combed Wool 1,280 0.08 0.00
18 Cereal Groats 548 0.04 427.70
19 Non-Knit Womens & Girls Blouses 323 0.02 62.49
20 Knitted Track Suits 284 0.02 1,875.08
21 Plastic Containers 189 0.01 -33.35
22 Made-Up Articles of Textile Materials 189 0.01 0.00
23 Knitted & Crocheted Fabrics 166 0.01 345.60
24 Knitted Made-Up Clothing Accessories 149 0.01 0.00
25 Oxygen-Function Amino-Compounds 111 0.01 0.00
26 Passenger Vehicles 88 0.01 5,621.03
27 Taps, Cocks & Valves 82 0.01 2,716.90
28 Motor Vehicle Parts 67 0.00 0.00
29 Non-Knit Track Suits 65 0.00 0.00
30 Tube & Pipe Fittings 42 0.00 4,682.36
31 Sauces & Condiments 40 0.00 -16.77
32 Articles of Plastics 38 0.00 247.50
33 Air & Vacuum Pumps 35 0.00 4,798.88
34 Non-Knit Mens & Boys Overcoats 33 0.00 1,118.09
35 Tea 30 0.00 0.00
36 Structures & Parts of Iron or Steel 26 0.00 0.00
37 Parts For Fork Lifts, Bulldozers & Graders 23 0.00 81.34
38 Pork 19 0.00 0.00
39 Aluminum Bars 19 0.00 0.00
40 Corn 18 0.00 182.64
41 Medical, Dental & Vet Instruments 16 0.00 0.00
42 Worn Clothing 14 0.00 0.00
43 Telephone, Fax & Switching Apparatus 14 0.00 11.13
44 Textile Footwear 12 0.00 477.32
45 Meat Flour for Animals 9 0.00 0.00
46 Labels & Badges 8 0.00 0.00
47 Non-Knit Womens & Girls Overcoats 7 0.00 -98.61
48 Vegetable Materials For Brooms & Brushes 7 0.00 0.00
49 Ceramic Statuettes 6 0.00 -4.94
50 Non-Knit Mens & Boys Shirts 6 0.00 -98.38
51 Basketwork 6 0.00 -17.56
52 Pumps For Liquids 5 0.00 0.00
53 Trucks 5 0.00 -97.09
54 Insulated Wire & Cable 5 0.00 -83.33
55 Cel Phones, Video Recorders & Radio Transcievers 4 0.00 -70.54
56 Computers, Printers & Storage Units 3 0.00 -78.94
57 Bread, Pastry & Cakes 3 0.00 -64.32
58 Television, Radio & Assessory Parts 3 0.00 -65.05
59 Mechanical Machinery & Parts 3 0.00 0.00
60 Books 3 0.00 43.71
61 Foods Prepared By Cereal Grain 3 0.00 0.00
62 Hardware For Furniture, Doors & Windows 3 0.00 0.00
63 Electronic Integrated Circuits 2 0.00 -96.56
64 TV Receivers 2 0.00 0.00
65 Abrasive Powder 2 0.00 0.00
66 Glazed Ceramic Flags & Paving 2 0.00 0.00
67 Switches, Relays & Fuses < 1000 Volts 2 0.00 0.00
68 Furniture & Parts 2 0.00 -48.52
69 Records & Tapes 2 0.00 73.59
70 Instruments for Measure & Check Flow 2 0.00 0.00
71 Mattress Supports 2 0.00 0.00
72 Tomatoes 2 0.00 -63.87
73 Ink Jet Printers 1 0.00 -97.68
74 Electric Light Equipment 1 0.00 0.00
75 Electric Motors & Generators 1 0.00 0.00
76 Nuts 1 0.00 0.00
77 Transformers, Converters & Power Supplies 1 0.00 0.00
78 Non-Knit Mens & Boys Undershirts 1 0.00 -95.95
79 Ceramic Tableware of Porcelain & China 1 0.00 0.00
80 Organic Surface-Active Agents 1 0.00 0.00
81 Glassware For Table 1 0.00 0.00
82 Refrigerators & Freezers 1 0.00 0.00
83 Electric Water Heaters 1 0.00 -34.79
84 Household Art & Parts 1 0.00 -97.84
85 Microphones 1 0.00 0.00
86 Blankets & Traveling Rugs 1 0.00 0.00
87 Plastic Household Articles 1 0.00 0.00
88 Articles of Iron & Steel 1 0.00 0.00
89 Articles of Vulcanized Rubber 1 0.00 -35.91
90 Puzzles, Models & Toys 1 0.00 0.00
91 Sacks & Bags of Textile Material 0 0.00 0.00
92 Knitted Womens & Girls Slips 0 0.00 -99.70
93 Leather Apparel & Accessories 0 0.00 -94.30
94 Paper Labels 0 0.00 0.00
95 Computer & Office Machines Parts 0 0.00 -82.29
96 Imitation Jewelry 0 0.00 0.00
97 Narrow Woven Fabrics 0 0.00 0.00
98 Electromech Domestic Appliances 0 0.00 0.00
99 Citrus Fruit 0 0.00 -95.77
100 Knotted Carpets 0 0.00 0.00
101 Screws, Bolts & Nuts 0 0.00 -93.85
102 Switching Equipment, > 1000 V 0 0.00 0.00
103 Non-Knit Womens & Girls Slips 0 0.00 -100.00

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