Investing in Lesotho


Which are the leading FDI sectors?

Manufacturing (garment, electronics), mining, services and construction.


Which leading foreign investors are present in Lesotho?

Gem Diamonds (Belgium)

Nien Hsing Group (Taiwan)

Johnssons (RSA)

South African Breweries (RSA)


Where does FDI come from?

Taiwan, RSA, Netherlands, UK, other SADC countries.


Why do companies choose Lesotho for investment?

Lesotho offers investors a dynamic business environment complemented by a healthy Government administered incentive regime which includes:


  • A stable social and political environment which is investor friendly.
  • A free enterprise and free market economic system, which forms the basis for sustained development and growth.




What investment opportunities exist in Lesotho?

  1. Investment opportunities in knitted fabric mill
  2. Accessories and packaging materials
  3. Leather and footwear
  4. Assembly of consumer electrical and electronic appliances
  5. Food processing
  6. Resources-based projects. e.g. diamond mining, water bottling, sandstone mining, ceramic ware and brick making 
  7. Environmental projects. e.g. Waste recycling
  8. Energy sector
  9. Pharmaceuticals
  10. Development of infrastructure

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...

Contact us

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

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