The leather industry in Lesotho is in its infancy stage. The country has 2 shoe manufacturing factories despite the fact that shoes qualify for all benefits under AGOA. The 2 companies produce mainly for export while a large share of the domestic market has to rely on imports from South Africa.

Foreign direct investment opportunities in this sector would include leather tanning and finishing, footwear and footwear components, leather garments, leather goods including bags, car seat covers, wallets, belts, gloves and other accessories.

About LNDC

The Lesotho National Development Corporation (LNDC) is the main parastatal of the Government of Lesotho charged with the implementation of the country’s industrial development policies.

“The mandate of the Corporation is to initiate, promote and facilitate the development of manufacturing and processing industries, mining and commerce in a manner calculated to raise the level of income and employment in Lesotho.”  more...

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Lesotho National Development Corporation
Block A, Development House, Kingsway Street
Maseru, Lesotho, 100

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