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About

United Arab Emirates-Lesotho In 2022, United Arab Emirates exported $11.7M to Lesotho. The main products that United Arab Emirates exported to Lesotho are Synthetic Filament Yarn Woven Fabric ($4.07M), Refined Petroleum ($3.94M), and Other Cloth Articles ($1.09M). During the last 21 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to Lesotho have increased at an annualized rate of 31.1%, from $39.4k in 2001 to $11.7M in 2022.

In 2022, United Arab Emirates did not export any services to Lesotho.

Lesotho-United Arab Emirates In 2022, Lesotho exported $73.6M to United Arab Emirates. The main products that Lesotho exported to United Arab Emirates were Diamonds ($72.5M), Knit Sweaters ($715k), and Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($119k). During the last 21 years the exports of Lesotho to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 22%, from $1.14M in 2001 to $73.6M in 2022.

In 2022, Lesotho did not export any services to United Arab Emirates.

Comparison In 2022,  United Arab Emirates ranked 54 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 0.15),  and 18 in total exports ($402B). That same year, Lesotho ranked 158 in total exports ($1.16B), and does not have data regarding Economic Complexity Index.

Historical Data

Bilateral Trade by Products

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Value

In 2022, United Arab Emirates exported $11.7M to Lesotho. The main products exported from United Arab Emirates to Lesotho were Synthetic Filament Yarn Woven Fabric ($4.07M), Refined Petroleum ($3.94M), and Other Cloth Articles ($1.09M). During the last 21 years the exports of United Arab Emirates to Lesotho have increased at an annualized rate of 31.1%, from $39.4k in 2001 to $11.7M in 2022.

In 2022, Lesotho exported $73.6M to United Arab Emirates. The main products exported from Lesotho to United Arab Emirates were Diamonds ($72.5M), Knit Sweaters ($715k), and Low-voltage Protection Equipment ($119k). During the last 14 years the exports of Lesotho to United Arab Emirates have increased at an annualized rate of 22%, from $1.14M in 2008 to $73.6M in 2022.

Exports from United Arab Emirates (Flag) to Lesotho (Flag) (2022)

Exports from Lesotho (Flag) to United Arab Emirates (Flag) (2022)

Latest Data

Trade between United Arab Emirates (Flag) and Lesotho (Flag)

United Arab Emirates Exports

Lesotho Exports

Market Competitiveness

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United Arab Emirates
Top Destination
India$51B
Lesotho
Top Destination
South Africa$434M

This map shows whether countries import more from United Arab Emirates or Lesotho. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from United Arab Emirates and Lesotho or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2021, countries that imported more from United Arab Emirates than Lesotho were India ($51B), Japan ($40.9B), and China ($32.5B).

In 2019, no countries were registered that imported more from Lesotho than from United Arab Emirates.

Difference in imports from Lesotho (Flag) and United Arab Emirates (Flag) (2022)

Comparative Advantage United Arab Emirates - Lesotho

Flow
Scale

This chart compares trade between United Arab Emirates and Lesotho by product, considering products traded by both, United Arab Emirates and Lesotho.

During 2022, United Arab Emirates had a large net trade with Lesotho in the exports of Textiles ($5.66M), Mineral Products ($3.94M), and Machines ($1.18M).

During 2022, Lesotho had a large net trade with United Arab Emirates in the exports of Precious Metals ($72.5M), Textiles ($1M), and Machines ($124k).

Economic Complexity

Competitive Landscape

This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to yellow.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more United Arab Emirates has comparative advantage over Lesotho. Similarly, the more yellow a dot/product is, the more Lesotho has comparative advantage over United Arab Emirates.

Product Space of United Arab Emirates (Flag) and Lesotho (Flag) (2022)

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