Welcome to the Lesotho Trade Portal

This website will help importers and exporters find all the information they require to import goods into Lesotho and export goods from Lesotho.
 
Click on the links on this page to look at information about all the Ministries involved in the import/export process, the regulatory requirements specific to each commodity, the relevant laws and regulations and other useful information.
 
Click here to access the basic principles of export and import from Ministries and Agencies.
 
By registering as a Member you will be able to subscribe to additional services like subscriptions to newsletters, alerts for announcements or new information relevant to your business and more.  Click here to learn more about Member Services and how to subscribe.

Click here to view a movie that explains the benefits of the Lesotho Trade Portal and gives a brief outline of its features.


This website is currently available in English only.  A Sesotho version will be available in the near future.

 


Latest Announcements

MARKET CENTRE HANDOVER AND LAUNCH
MARKET CENTRE HANDOVER AND LAUNCH

OFFICIAL LAUNCH AND HAND OVER OF MARKET CENTRE AT HA TIKOE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE ON THE 9TH MARCH 2018 Government of Lesotho through the Ministry of Trade and Industry received funding under the auspices of Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), an initiative by World Trade Organization and five other core agencies namely United Nations Development Programme, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, International Trade Centre and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development which provides financial and technical assistance to build trade capacity in Least Developed Countries such as Lesotho....Read

Press release on Literiosis_2017
Press release on Literiosis_2017

Press release on Literiosis_2017 Listeriosis is a serious bacterial infection caused by the rod-shaped bacteria listeria monocytogenes.The infection incubates between 3 and 70 days with case-fatality rate of around 20%-30% in recent outbreaks and sporadic cases....Read

CHINA INTERNATIONAL IMPORT EXPO (CIIE) - NOVEMBER 2018
CHINA INTERNATIONAL IMPORT EXPO (CIIE) - NOVEMBER 2018

The Kingdom of Lesotho has been invited by the government of China to participate at the CHINA INTERNATIONAL IMPORT EXPO...to be held in Shanghai, China during the period 5 - 10 November 2018. ...Read

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Latest News


Press Release - Letšeng Diamond Recovers the 5th Largest Diamond in the world
Press Release - Letšeng Diamond Recovers the 5th Largest Diamond in the world

Press Release - Letšeng Diamond Recovers the 5th Largest Diamond in the world...Read


Lesotho's Mining Legal Reforms
Lesotho's Mining Legal Reforms

The 20th to 21st of November 2017 marked the second multi stakeholder forum, specifically aimed at reforming several old Mining sector codes which currently do not sufficiently respond positively to the developmental millennium demands of the mining sector for socio economic developments. This forum was held on a warm sunny day, at Lesotho Avani, located alongside and towards the cliff of the only hill within the city boundaries of Maseru...Read


Liqhobong and Kao Host Comminities Lodge their Grievences Before the Hon Minister
Liqhobong and Kao Host Comminities Lodge their Grievences Before the Hon Minister

The Ministry of Mining has embarked and instigated yet another new campaign to visit the affected host communities around commercially operating mines. This is done as one of the Ministry's responsibilities stipulated in the Mineral and Mining Police 2015 as thus "to enforce compliance with set standards and regulations by all role players in the sector." ...Read