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).