Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) fell 6.98% to 14.6% in Lesotho in 2017

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | Lesotho | May 17, 2019
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Foreign trade in services as a share of GDP fell 6.98% to 14.6% in Lesotho in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Lesotho reached an all time high of 99.2% in 1987 and an all time low of 13.7% in 2014. When compared to Lesotho's main peers, foreign trade in services as a share of GDP in Botswana amounted to 11.1%, 9.15% in South Africa, 10.8% in Swaziland and 6.86% in Zimbabwe in 2017.

Lesotho has been ranked 93rd within the group of 154 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade in services as a share of GDP, 48 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Foreign Trade In Services (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Botswana % 13.0% 13.6% 14.1% 12.0% 12.3% ...
Lesotho % 16.6% 14.4% 15.4% 20.7% 20.2%
Mozambique % ... ... ... ... ... ... 26.8% 24.7% 23.5% 30.0% 27.6%
Namibia % 10.8% 15.1% 13.6% 11.3% 10.1%
South Africa % 9.51% 9.65% 9.63% 9.89% 9.14%
Swaziland % 5.63% 8.70% 6.73% 6.82% 10.5%
Zambia % 9.18% 9.19% 10.8% 10.9% 9.04%
Zimbabwe % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 11.8% 11.9% 9.57% 8.08% 6.86% ... ...