Lao PDR Imports 1984-2022

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Lao PDR imports for 2016 was $6.66B, a 10.9% decline from 2015.
  • Lao PDR imports for 2015 was $7.48B, a 3.4% decline from 2014.
  • Lao PDR imports for 2014 was $7.74B, a 7.67% increase from 2013.
  • Lao PDR imports for 2013 was $7.19B, a 16.98% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Lao PDR Imports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2016 $6.66B 41.88%
2015 $7.48B 51.85%
2014 $7.74B 58.31%
2013 $7.19B 60.01%
2012 $6.15B 60.31%
2011 $4.49B 51.36%
2010 $3.52B 49.34%
2009 $2.73B 46.85%
2008 $2.65B 48.70%
2007 $1.93B 45.60%
2006 $1.51B 43.81%
2005 $1.17B 42.83%
2004 $0.97B 41.17%
2003 $0.75B 37.07%
2002 $0.68B 38.50%
2001 $0.67B 38.03%
2000 $0.66B 38.18%
1999 $0.64B 44.18%
1998 $0.61B 47.81%
1997 $0.72B 41.26%
1996 $0.77B 41.06%
1995 $0.66B 37.33%
1994 $0.61B 39.82%
1993 $0.41B 31.17%
1992 $0.31B 27.11%
1991 $0.26B 25.23%
1990 $0.21B 24.52%
1989 $0.23B 32.00%
1988 $0.19B 31.90%
1987 $0.15B 14.02%
1986 $0.14B 7.70%
1985 $0.23B 9.77%
1984 $0.11B 6.34%