Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Lesotho (% GDP)
Updated on July 26, 2022.

In 2020, Lesotho received from exports of goods and services, the equivalent of 40.49% of its gross domestic product (GDP), a decrease of 5.39 points compared to 2019; and spent on imports of goods and services, the equivalent of 87.87% of its GDP, a decrease of 3.58 points compared to 2019.

The World Bank defines exports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services provided to the rest of the world" , and defines imports of goods and services as "the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world".

The interactive chart and table below shows the imports and exports of goods and services of Lesotho as a percentage of GDP for 1960-2020.

See also: Imports and Exports of Lesotho in Current US$.

Data Source: World Bank.
Imports and Exports of Goods and Services for Lesotho (% GDP)
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Table of Imports and Exports of Goods & Services for Lesotho (% GDP)
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Year Imports (% GDP) Exports (% GDP)
1960 38.46 11.74
1961 45.49 12.55
1962 47.83 14.38
1963 50.89 14.88
1964 49.6 15.36
1965 53.32 15.56
1966 56.54 10.86
1967 56.7 12.05
1968 55.14 12.08
1969 51.57 13.58
1970 48.88 12.22
1971 54.85 12.8
1972 69.13 16.08
1973 67.78 14.27
1974 77.07 13.66
1975 103.98 14.47
1976 138.63 17.91
1977 112.43 11.9
1978 90.6 17.26
1979 123.62 22.1
1980 110.09 21.01
1981 117.01 19.29
2007 111.81 53.25
2008 108.21 52.92
2009 114.14 44.77
2010 107.98 42.13
2011 102.07 47.72
2012 108.41 41.8
2013 95.12 38.25
2014 88.14 38.15
2015 86.83 42.89
2016 90.55 45.79
2017 98.91 47.49
2018 94.44 50.95
2019 91.45 45.88
2020 87.87 40.49