Laos recorded a Current Account deficit of 261.51 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2018. Current Account in Laos averaged -125.15 USD Million from 2004 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 168.56 USD Million in the first quarter of 2012 and a record low of -668.17 USD Million in the first quarter of 2015.

Current Account in Laos is expected to be -330.90 USD Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Current Account in Laos to stand at -525.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Laos Current Account is projected to trend around -548.60 USD Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Laos Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -209.47 -359.30 41.50 -734.71 USD Million [+]
Current Account -261.51 -606.48 168.56 -668.17 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -7.90 -6.90 1.96 -26.90 percent [+]
Imports 1647.59 1652.80 1652.80 124.40 USD Million [+]
Exports 1438.12 1293.50 1438.12 11.50 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 0.90 0.90 8.90 0.30 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 1.68 1.96 2.11 0.00 [+]
Tourism Revenues 785.90 648.10 785.90 6.30 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4457675.00 3868838.00 4684429.00 102946.00 [+]
External Debt 9761.50 8561.20 9761.50 769.60 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 543.59 338.76 913.24 8.00 USD Million [+]

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Laos Current Account

Current Account is the sum of the balance of trade (exports minus imports of goods and services), net factor income (such as interest and dividends) and net transfer payments (such as foreign aid). This page provides the latest reported value for - Laos Current Account - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Laos Current Account - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-261.51 -606.48 168.56 -668.17 2004 - 2018 USD Million Quarterly




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