The anchor industry in this sector is textile and garment manufacturing which has existed in Lesotho for 30 years competently servicing the US and regional markets. For the past 5 years Lesotho has been the number one exporter of garments to the US under the African Growth and Opportunities Act.

Areas of investment include automotive components, textiles and garments, plastic products, consumer electrical and electronic appliances, packaging material and garment accessories such as zipper and buttons.

Packaging materials and accessories

Manufacturers in Lesotho consume a lot of finishing accessories and packaging materials. All accessories are imported. Most of packaging materials are also imported into Lesotho. There are...

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Consumer electrical and electronic appliances

The country boasts a pool of labour resource which includes people who have graduated with different technical diplomas. The knowledge and skills acquired will enable them to...

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Leather and footwear

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...

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Textile and garments

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...

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Automotive components

The Automotive Industry in Lesotho is fairly new. While the country is not yet ready for an overall assembly of vehicles, the plan is to pluck Lesotho...

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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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