Lesotho - Royalty and license fees

Charges for the use of intellectual property, payments (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Charges for the use of intellectual property, payments (BoP, current US$) in Lesotho was $3,831,336 as of 2014. Over the past 26 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $5,035,069 in 2011 and $9,942 in 2007.

Definition: Charges for the use of intellectual property are payments and receipts between residents and nonresidents for the authorized use of proprietary rights (such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial processes and designs including trade secrets, and franchises) and for the use, through licensing agreements, of produced originals or prototypes (such as copyrights on books and manuscripts, computer software, cinematographic works, and sound recordings) and related rights (such as for live performances and television, cable, or satellite broadcast). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1988 $667,960
1989 $1,406,812
1990 $991,722
1991 $442,985
1992 $1,089,633
1995 $1,371,747
1996 $328,700
1997 $1,129,515
1998 $1,354,946
2000 $1,076,870
2001 $927,890
2002 $804,359
2003 $1,259,976
2004 $1,559,589
2005 $1,662,736
2006 $13,361
2007 $9,942
2008 $1,243,892
2009 $358,796
2010 $4,868,526
2011 $5,035,069
2012 $4,665,405
2013 $4,152,930
2014 $3,831,336

Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Charges for the use of intellectual property, receipts (BoP, current US$) in Lesotho was $258,126.60 as of 2014. Over the past 17 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $44,202,010.00 in 1997 and $273.51 in 2010.

Definition: Charges for the use of intellectual property are payments and receipts between residents and nonresidents for the authorized use of proprietary rights (such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial processes and designs including trade secrets, and franchises) and for the use, through licensing agreements, of produced originals or prototypes (such as copyrights on books and manuscripts, computer software, cinematographic works, and sound recordings) and related rights (such as for live performances and television, cable, or satellite broadcast). Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
1997 $44,202,010.00
1998 $20,367,650.00
1999 $13,080,440.00
2006 $20,783.20
2007 $181,796.50
2008 $142,159.00
2010 $273.51
2011 $337,515.60
2012 $312,328.30
2013 $278,246.30
2014 $258,126.60

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments