Laos

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Econ Complexity 100th of 214
1984
2016

$4.7B

Exports 106th of 221
1984
2016

$6.22B

Imports 116th of 221
1984
2016

$6.55k

GDP Per Capita 122nd of 214
1990
2016
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Laos is the 106th largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Laos exported $4.7B and imported $6.22B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $1.52B. In 2016 the GDP of Laos was $15.8B and its GDP per capita was $6.55k.

The top exports of Laos are Electricity ($878M), Copper Ore ($519M), Refined Copper ($362M), Broadcasting Accessories ($226M) and Gold ($207M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($614M), Cars ($528M), Delivery Trucks ($174M), Small Iron Containers ($142M) and Gold ($137M).

The top export destinations of Laos are Thailand ($1.84B), China ($1.36B), Vietnam ($538M), India ($176M) and Japan ($124M). The top import origins are Thailand ($4.04B), China ($1.06B), Vietnam ($402M), South Korea ($132M) and Japan ($128M).

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

Economic Complexity of Laos

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