Dynamics of US trade with Lesotho from 2012 to 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 28, 2018

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Lesotho from 2012 to 2017: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Lesotho from 2012 to 2017 (in million US dollars)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Turnover 338 362 375 345 322 319
Exports 17 1 2 1 2 2
Imports 321 361 373 344 320 317
Balance -305 -361 -370 -343 -318 -315
Dynamics of the rank and share of Lesotho in US foreign trade from 2012 to 2017
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Rank in US trade 129 129 129 124 126 128
Share in US trade, % 0.009 0.009 0.009 0.009 0.009 0.008
Rank in US exports 187 218 206 213 203 207
Share in US exports, % 0.001 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Rank in US import 99 101 98 94 99 100
Share in US imports, % 0.014 0.016 0.016 0.015 0.014 0.013
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Lesotho by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 0.0 4.0 0.0 2.7 32.5 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 0.1 11.6 28.5 4.1 19.0 38.1
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.4 2.7 0.5 0.0 0.8 0.1
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 82.4 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.3 0.5
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 0.0 2.7 0.3 0.0 1.5 0.3
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 14.6 54.8 63.4 49.8 34.3 47.5
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Lesotho by product types from 2012 to 2017 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 97.0 91.7 80.3 90.2 95.3 94.3
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 2.9 8.1 19.4 9.5 4.2 5.0
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4
Dynamics of US exports to Lesotho from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.2 0.7
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
52 Cotton 13.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.1 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.4 0.1
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 2.0 0.1 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.3
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.3
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2
Dynamics of US imports from Lesotho from 2012 to 2017 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
14 Vegetable plaiting materials; vegetable products not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.4
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 195.4 218.1 201.0 210.7 207.4 196.1
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 116.1 113.2 98.3 99.7 97.4 102.7
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9.4 29.1 72.5 32.7 13.4 15.9
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 0.1 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.8 1.1
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.5
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce