Lesotho’s garment industry produces approximately 90 million knitted garments a year. It is estimated that Lesotho consumes between 22 000 and 26 000 metric tons of knitted fabric per year. A wide range of (mainly cotton) knitted garments is produced from single/double jersey, pique, interlock and rib fabrics. A number of factories are now beginning to produce fleece knitwear made from synthetics. An opportunity exists for establishment of higher value added garments as well as for establishment of knit mills to support the local garment industry.

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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