Lesotho - External balance on goods and services

External balance on goods and services (current US$)

The latest value for External balance on goods and services (current US$) in Lesotho was ($1,606,632,000.00) as of 2011. Over the past 51 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between ($9,239,996.00) in 1960 and ($1,606,632,000.00) in 2011.

Definition: External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 ($9,239,996.00)
1961 ($11,760,000.00)
1962 ($13,999,990.00)
1963 ($16,939,990.00)
1964 ($17,779,990.00)
1965 ($20,719,990.00)
1966 ($25,899,990.00)
1967 ($26,459,990.00)
1968 ($26,459,990.00)
1969 ($25,059,990.00)
1970 ($25,199,990.00)
1971 ($32,158,070.00)
1972 ($42,929,370.00)
1973 ($64,845,320.00)
1974 ($95,661,810.00)
1975 ($133,872,800.00)
1976 ($178,250,000.00)
1977 ($194,350,000.00)
1978 ($195,500,000.00)
1979 ($294,528,900.00)
1980 ($384,420,900.00)
1981 ($424,259,800.00)
1982 ($430,045,300.00)
1983 ($473,736,700.00)
1984 ($425,642,000.00)
1985 ($318,747,300.00)
1986 ($340,222,800.00)
1987 ($441,070,300.00)
1988 ($515,224,800.00)
1989 ($531,760,400.00)
1990 ($568,544,400.00)
1991 ($770,444,300.00)
1992 ($821,552,100.00)
1993 ($739,841,000.00)
1994 ($735,191,000.00)
1995 ($848,748,500.00)
1996 ($809,823,500.00)
1997 ($827,161,700.00)
1998 ($969,016,800.00)
1999 ($882,562,200.00)
2000 ($770,336,100.00)
2001 ($584,143,900.00)
2002 ($509,261,800.00)
2003 ($768,564,800.00)
2004 ($906,080,300.00)
2005 ($985,166,900.00)
2006 ($936,565,600.00)
2007 ($1,052,749,000.00)
2008 ($1,052,508,000.00)
2009 ($1,193,815,000.00)
2010 ($1,527,204,000.00)
2011 ($1,606,632,000.00)

External balance on goods and services (current LCU)

The value for External balance on goods and services (current LCU) in Lesotho was -11,665,970,000.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of -6,600,000.00 in 1960 and a minimum value of -11,665,970,000.00 in 2011.

Definition: External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 -6,600,000.00
1961 -8,400,000.00
1962 -10,000,000.00
1963 -12,100,000.00
1964 -12,700,000.00
1965 -14,800,000.00
1966 -18,500,000.00
1967 -18,900,000.00
1968 -18,900,000.00
1969 -17,900,000.00
1970 -18,000,000.00
1971 -23,000,000.00
1972 -33,000,000.00
1973 -45,000,000.00
1974 -65,000,000.00
1975 -99,000,000.00
1976 -155,000,000.00
1977 -169,000,000.00
1978 -170,000,000.00
1979 -248,000,000.00
1980 -299,400,000.00
1981 -372,300,000.00
1982 -466,950,000.00
1983 -527,790,000.00
1984 -627,940,000.00
1985 -710,384,000.00
1986 -777,420,000.00
1987 -898,033,800.00
1988 -1,171,347,000.00
1989 -1,394,636,000.00
1990 -1,471,007,000.00
1991 -2,127,439,000.00
1992 -2,343,078,000.00
1993 -2,417,609,000.00
1994 -2,610,515,000.00
1995 -3,078,483,000.00
1996 -3,481,714,000.00
1997 -3,811,530,000.00
1998 -5,357,000,000.00
1999 -5,392,000,000.00
2000 -5,346,000,000.00
2001 -5,029,000,000.00
2002 -5,368,000,000.00
2003 -5,814,000,000.00
2004 -5,853,000,000.00
2005 -6,265,000,000.00
2006 -6,342,000,000.00
2007 -7,417,000,000.00
2008 -8,695,000,000.00
2009 -10,116,000,000.00
2010 -11,181,000,000.00
2011 -11,665,970,000.00

External balance on goods and services (constant LCU)

The value for External balance on goods and services (constant LCU) in Lesotho was -8,981,578,000.00 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of -457,239,500.00 in 1960 and a minimum value of -8,981,578,000.00 in 2011.

Definition: External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in constant local currency.

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

Year Value
1960 -457,239,500.00
1961 -572,952,600.00
1962 -676,002,000.00
1963 -804,588,300.00
1964 -826,456,800.00
1965 -927,373,600.00
1966 -1,112,016,000.00
1967 -1,121,390,000.00
1968 -1,117,691,000.00
1969 -1,044,065,000.00
1970 -1,217,115,000.00
1971 -1,728,633,000.00
1972 -2,032,313,000.00
1973 -2,385,267,000.00
1974 -2,810,678,000.00
1975 -4,109,982,000.00
1976 -4,945,754,000.00
1977 -5,103,225,000.00
1978 -4,931,426,000.00
1979 -5,532,197,000.00
1980 -5,584,822,000.00
1981 -5,965,673,000.00
1982 -6,505,017,000.00
1983 -6,659,376,000.00
1984 -7,017,646,000.00
1985 -6,809,871,000.00
1986 -6,305,327,000.00
1987 -6,849,330,000.00
1988 -7,283,428,000.00
1989 -7,566,150,000.00
1990 -7,522,597,000.00
1991 -8,153,819,000.00
1992 -8,257,354,000.00
1993 -8,093,422,000.00
1994 -8,349,460,000.00
1995 -8,407,089,000.00
1996 -8,653,727,000.00
1997 -8,725,133,000.00
1998 -7,819,416,000.00
1999 -7,466,013,000.00
2000 -7,113,021,000.00
2001 -7,094,377,000.00
2002 -6,085,908,000.00
2003 -5,933,439,000.00
2004 -5,853,000,000.00
2005 -6,162,835,000.00
2006 -5,918,449,000.00
2007 -6,454,477,000.00
2008 -7,252,759,000.00
2009 -7,442,260,000.00
2010 -8,433,007,000.00
2011 -8,981,578,000.00

External balance on goods and services (% of GDP)

External balance on goods and services (% of GDP) in Lesotho was -66.22 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was -26.72 in 1960, while its lowest value was -140.48 in 1984.

Definition: External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services).

Source: World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts data files.

See also:

Year Value
1960 -26.72
1961 -32.94
1962 -33.44
1963 -36.01
1964 -34.23
1965 -37.76
1966 -45.68
1967 -44.65
1968 -43.06
1969 -37.99
1970 -36.66
1971 -42.05
1972 -53.05
1973 -53.51
1974 -63.41
1975 -89.51
1976 -120.72
1977 -100.54
1978 -73.34
1979 -101.51
1980 -89.08
1981 -97.72
1982 -131.54
1983 -133.28
1984 -140.48
1985 -128.69
1986 -117.08
1987 -119.42
1988 -119.89
1989 -117.79
1990 -104.40
1991 -126.56
1992 -114.02
1993 -102.53
1994 -97.37
1995 -98.80
1996 -99.25
1997 -96.20
1998 -118.26
1999 -110.11
2000 -99.89
2001 -82.69
2002 -77.54
2003 -79.30
2004 -73.41
2005 -71.99
2006 -65.54
2007 -65.90
2008 -64.73
2009 -69.76
2010 -70.08
2011 -66.22

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: National accounts