Lao PDR Trade Balance 1984-2020

External balance on goods and services (formerly resource balance) equals exports of goods and services minus imports of goods and services (previously nonfactor services). Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Lao PDR trade balance for 2016 was $-1.37B, a 46.76% decline from 2015.
  • Lao PDR trade balance for 2015 was $-2.57B, a 10.58% increase from 2014.
  • Lao PDR trade balance for 2014 was $-2.33B, a 10.69% decline from 2013.
  • Lao PDR trade balance for 2013 was $-2.61B, a 14.05% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Indonesia $7.05B
Vietnam $5.26B
Angola $2.91B
Mongolia $0.54B
Eswatini $0.06B
Uzbekistan $0.01B
Micronesia $-0.15B
Kiribati $-0.16B
Djibouti $-0.23B
Cabo Verde $-0.26B
Bhutan $-0.57B
Zambia $-0.69B
Cambodia $-0.88B
Timor-Leste $-0.89B
Lesotho $-0.95B
Mauritania $-0.99B
Lao PDR $-1.37B
Sudan $-1.40B
Cameroon $-1.54B
Congo, Rep. $-1.74B
Kosovo $-1.83B
Moldova $-1.86B
Nicaragua $-2.13B
Georgia $-2.31B
Kyrgyz Republic $-2.33B
Bolivia $-2.52B
Ghana $-3.08B
Honduras $-3.12B
El Salvador $-3.85B
Tunisia $-4.49B
West Bank and Gaza $-5.25B
Sri Lanka $-6.01B
Myanmar $-6.14B
Kenya $-6.26B
Ukraine $-6.46B
Nigeria $-9.25B
Bangladesh $-10.31B
Morocco $-10.49B
Pakistan $-19.55B
Philippines $-26.86B
Egypt $-31.81B
India $-40.53B
Lao PDR Trade Balance - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2016 $-1.37B -8.67%
2015 $-2.57B -17.89%
2014 $-2.33B -17.55%
2013 $-2.61B -21.83%
2012 $-2.29B -22.43%
2011 $-0.96B -11.01%
2010 $-0.99B -13.95%
2009 $-0.98B -16.76%
2008 $-0.85B -15.54%
2007 $-0.51B -11.98%
2006 $-0.20B -5.65%
2005 $-0.38B -13.87%
2004 $-0.38B -16.26%
2003 $-0.27B -13.57%
2002 $-0.17B -9.75%
2001 $-0.18B -10.15%
2000 $-0.13B -7.51%
1999 $-0.12B -8.31%
1998 $-0.15B -11.36%
1997 $-0.30B -17.37%
1996 $-0.34B -18.36%
1995 $-0.25B -14.11%
1994 $-0.23B -14.84%
1993 $-0.13B -9.71%
1992 $-0.11B -10.08%
1991 $-0.13B -12.27%
1990 $-0.11B -13.19%
1989 $-0.14B -19.87%
1988 $-0.11B -18.27%
1987 $-0.09B -7.93%
1986 $-0.07B -4.09%
1985 $-0.14B -5.73%
1984 $-0.06B -3.58%