This page displays a table with Laos Imports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



Laos Imports By Category Value Year
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $935.41M 2019
Electrical, electronic equipment $787.57M 2019
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $522.46M 2019
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $517.88M 2019
Articles of iron or steel $369.95M 2019
Iron and steel $275.46M 2019
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $245.77M 2019
Live animals $235.00M 2019
Plastics $175.07M 2019
Sugars and sugar confectionery $90.07M 2019
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $88.31M 2019
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $87.41M 2019
Fertilizers $86.16M 2019
Manmade staple fibers $71.84M 2019
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $70.26M 2019
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $68.90M 2019
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $67.31M 2019
Rubbers $60.64M 2019
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $57.00M 2019
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $50.00M 2019
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $48.33M 2019
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $47.82M 2019
Ceramic products $46.64M 2019
Miscellaneous chemical products $40.73M 2019
Cotton $39.06M 2019
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $37.60M 2019
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $32.06M 2019
Pharmaceutical products $31.84M 2019
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $30.12M 2019
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $28.92M 2019
Cereals $28.52M 2019
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $24.73M 2019
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $24.35M 2019
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $23.92M 2019
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $23.27M 2019
Glass and glassware $22.26M 2019
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $22.03M 2019
Aluminum $21.18M 2019
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $20.42M 2019
Knitted or crocheted fabric $19.27M 2019
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $18.75M 2019
Organic chemicals $18.45M 2019
Miscellaneous edible preparations $15.73M 2019
Nickel $15.13M 2019
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $15.10M 2019
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $14.70M 2019
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $12.58M 2019
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $12.25M 2019
Manmade filaments $11.82M 2019
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $11.72M 2019
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $11.41M 2019
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $11.01M 2019
Copper $10.69M 2019
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $10.56M 2019
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $10.39M 2019
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $10.25M 2019
Zinc $10.16M 2019
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $9.36M 2019
Meat and edible meat offal $8.79M 2019
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $7.68M 2019
Toys, games, sports requisites $7.28M 2019
Ores slag and ash $6.80M 2019
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $6.03M 2019
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $5.46M 2019
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $5.43M 2019
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $4.84M 2019
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $4.56M 2019
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $4.50M 2019
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $4.38M 2019
Aircraft, spacecraft $4.11M 2019
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $3.02M 2019
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $2.80M 2019
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $2.31M 2019
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $2.28M 2019
Lead $2.19M 2019
Cork and articles of cork $1.46M 2019
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $1.16M 2019
Products of animal origin $892.06K 2019
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $791.88K 2019
Headgear and $656.28K 2019
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $615.58K 2019
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $578.74K 2019
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $500.81K 2019
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $492.44K 2019
Clocks and watches $491.38K 2019
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $342.21K 2019
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $301.60K 2019
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $300.12K 2019
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $200.82K 2019
Tin $129.65K 2019
Silk $125.80K 2019
Photographic or cinematographic goods $121.33K 2019
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $98.14K 2019
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $76.05K 2019
Lac, gums, resins $16.27K 2019
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $5.73K 2019
Commodities not specified according to kind $1 2014




Laos Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade 172.71 309.15 395.07 -630.13 USD Million [+]
Current Account -46.52 -47.18 299.42 -675.98 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -0.60 -6.99 1.96 -26.90 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 1609.23 1721.25 1834.84 124.40 USD Million [+]
Exports 1781.94 2030.40 2030.40 11.50 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.44 1.03 2.11 0.00 [+]
Tourism Revenues 213.21 934.70 934.70 6.30 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 894776.00 4791065.00 4791065.00 102946.00 [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 199.61 339.78 579.76 8.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 10610.34 9935.62 10610.34 769.60 USD Million [+]