Lao PDR Trade Balance 1984-2022

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 $-1.38B, a 46.54% decline from 2015.
  • Lao PDR trade balance for 2015 was $-2.58B, a 10.76% increase from 2014.
  • Lao PDR trade balance for 2014 was $-2.33B, a 10.92% decline from 2013.
  • Lao PDR trade balance for 2013 was $-2.62B, a 14.43% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Indonesia $7.05B
Angola $1.43B
Mongolia $0.08B
Eswatini $0.06B
Sudan $-0.03B
Solomon Islands $-0.07B
Vanuatu $-0.09B
Djibouti $-0.14B
Micronesia $-0.15B
Kiribati $-0.16B
Cabo Verde $-0.26B
Mauritania $-0.34B
Bhutan $-0.52B
Zambia $-0.69B
Cambodia $-0.88B
Timor-Leste $-0.89B
Cameroon $-0.93B
Lesotho $-0.95B
Lao PDR $-1.38B
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
Uzbekistan $-3.90B
Republic of Congo $-4.17B
Tunisia $-4.66B
Myanmar $-4.80B
West Bank and Gaza $-5.66B
Sri Lanka $-6.01B
Kenya $-6.26B
Ukraine $-6.46B
Nigeria $-9.25B
Bangladesh $-9.26B
Morocco $-10.49B
Pakistan $-22.67B
Philippines $-26.86B
Egypt $-31.77B
India $-40.53B
Lao PDR Trade Balance - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2016 $-1.38B -8.67%
2015 $-2.58B -17.89%
2014 $-2.33B -17.55%
2013 $-2.62B -21.83%
2012 $-2.29B -22.43%
2011 $-0.96B -11.01%
2010 $-1.00B -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%