Lesotho

Financial Sector Overview

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Income Group: Lower Middle Income

Lesotho’s financial sector is less developed and open relative to the regional average and smaller in size than that of other countries in the middle-income group.

Based on a cross-country comparison, levels of financial intermediation are significantly lower than regional and income-group averages, as indicated by bank credit-deposit and credit to the private sector ratios.

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