Laos Balance of Trade  2004-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Laos recorded a trade deficit of 152.51 USD Million in the first quarter of 2017. Balance of Trade in Laos averaged -167.76 USD Million from 2004 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 41.50 USD Million in the first quarter of 2012 and a record low of -734.71 USD Million in the first quarter of 2015.

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Laos Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -152.51 -377.52 41.50 -734.71 USD Million [+]
Exports 990.97 863.20 990.97 11.50 USD Million [+]
Imports 1143.48 1240.72 1412.04 124.40 USD Million [+]
Current Account -69.59 -346.85 168.56 -668.17 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.30 -18.34 1.96 -26.90 percent [+]
Gold Reserves 8.86 8.90 8.90 0.50 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 344.85 330.03 913.24 8.00 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.70 0.04 2.11 0.00 [+]

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Laos Balance of Trade

As a landlocked communist state, Laos has a relatively closed economy and engages in trade with only a few neighbouring countries. Laos consistently runs trade deficits due to its underdeveloped infrastructure and undiversified export base. Laos' main exports are wood, clothing, coffee, electricity, metals, corn and rubber. Laos mainly imports oil, machinery and equipment, vehicles, iron and steel, telecommunication equipment, beverages and cement.. This page provides the latest reported value for - Laos Balance of Trade - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Laos Balance of Trade - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-152.51 -377.52 41.50 -734.71 2004 - 2017 USD Million Quarterly




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