Lao PDR Trade to GDP Ratio 1984-2022

Trade is the sum of exports and imports of goods and services measured as a share of gross domestic product.
  • Lao PDR trade to gdp ratio for 2016 was 75.09%, a 10.71% decline from 2015.
  • Lao PDR trade to gdp ratio for 2015 was 85.80%, a 13.26% decline from 2014.
  • Lao PDR trade to gdp ratio for 2014 was 99.06%, a 0.88% increase from 2013.
  • Lao PDR trade to gdp ratio for 2013 was 98.18%, a 0.01% decline from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Trade (% of GDP)
Djibouti 209.99%
Vietnam 184.69%
Lesotho 136.34%
Congo, Rep. 131.52%
Kiribati 128.83%
Cambodia 126.95%
Vanuatu 109.54%
Kyrgyz Republic 105.82%
Ukraine 105.52%
Cabo Verde 104.19%
Micronesia 100.64%
Honduras 99.82%
Georgia 96.83%
Mongolia 95.61%
Nicaragua 93.81%
Tunisia 90.78%
Moldova 87.64%
Eswatini 86.65%
Solomon Islands 85.53%
Bhutan 85.41%
Morocco 80.86%
Mauritania 79.29%
Lao PDR 75.09%
Kosovo 74.61%
Zambia 73.96%
El Salvador 72.82%
Ghana 70.01%
West Bank and Gaza 65.42%
Philippines 61.78%
Myanmar 61.02%
Timor-Leste 59.94%
Bolivia 56.40%
Angola 53.37%
Sri Lanka 49.64%
Cameroon 43.20%
India 40.08%
Bangladesh 37.95%
Kenya 37.70%
Indonesia 37.42%
Egypt 30.25%
Uzbekistan 29.75%
Pakistan 25.31%
Nigeria 20.72%
Sudan 16.14%
Lao PDR Trade to GDP Ratio - Historical Data
Year Trade (% of GDP) Annual Change
2016 75.09% -10.71%
2015 85.80% -13.26%
2014 99.06% 0.88%
2013 98.18% -0.01%
2012 98.19% 6.49%
2011 91.70% 6.98%
2010 84.72% 7.79%
2009 76.93% -4.92%
2008 81.85% 2.64%
2007 79.21% -2.75%
2006 81.96% 10.17%
2005 71.79% 5.71%
2004 66.08% 5.51%
2003 60.57% -6.68%
2002 67.25% 1.36%
2001 65.90% -2.94%
2000 68.84% -11.22%
1999 80.06% -4.21%
1998 84.27% 19.11%
1997 65.16% 1.40%
1996 63.76% 3.20%
1995 60.55% -4.25%
1994 64.81% 12.18%
1993 52.63% 8.50%
1992 44.13% 5.95%
1991 38.18% 2.34%
1990 35.85% -8.28%
1989 44.13% -1.40%
1988 45.53% 25.41%
1987 20.12% 8.80%
1986 11.32% -2.49%
1985 13.80% 4.70%
1984 9.11% 4.70%