Exports 115th of 221


Imports 115th of 221


GDP Per Capita 126th of 184

Laos is the 115th largest export economy in the world. In 2015, Laos exported $3.81B and imported $6.54B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $2.73B. In 2015 the GDP of Laos was $12.4B and its GDP per capita was $5.69k.

The top exports of Laos are Electricity ($527M), Refined Copper ($509M), Rough Wood ($448M), Copper Ore ($402M) and Sawn Wood ($397M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($776M), Cars ($395M), Delivery Trucks ($298M), Planes, Helicopters, and/or Spacecraft ($177M) and Electricity ($167M).

The top export destinations of Laos are Thailand ($1.38B), China ($1.22B), Vietnam ($554M), India ($136M) and Japan ($95.6M). The top import origins are Thailand ($4.17B), China ($1.21B), Vietnam ($519M), South Korea ($170M) and Japan ($101M).

Laos borders China, Cambodia, Burma, Thailand and Vietnam.

Economic Complexity of Laos

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