Laos is the 103rd largest export economy in the world. In 2016, Laos exported $11.9B and imported $15.5B, resulting in a negative trade balance of $3.63B. In 2016 the GDP of Laos was $15.9B and its GDP per capita was $6.19k.
The top exports of Laos are Electricity ($981M), Copper Ore ($763M), Refined Copper ($473M), Unspecified ($301M) and Gold ($260M), using the 1992 revision of the HS (Harmonized System) classification. Its top imports are Refined Petroleum ($621M), Cars ($567M), Delivery Trucks ($212M), Broadcasting Accessories ($200M) and Flavored Water ($181M).
The top export destinations of Laos are China ($1.26B), Thailand ($926M), Vietnam ($506M), India ($87.3M) and Japan ($57M). The top import origins are China ($986M), South Korea ($126M), Japan ($116M), Singapore ($46.6M) and Germany ($36.8M).