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Laos Current Account Balance: % of GDP

1984 - 2016 | Yearly | % | CEIC

Laos's Current Account deficit accounted for 7.8 % of the country's Nominal GDP in Dec 2016, compared with a 15.7 % deficit in the previous year. Laos's Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP data is updated yearly, available from Dec 1984 to Dec 2016, with an average value of -6.0 %. The data reached an all-time high of 6.2 % in Dec 1999 and a record low of -16.1 % in Dec 1987. CEIC calculates Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP from annual Current Account Balance and annual Nominal GDP. The Bank of the Lao PDR provides Current Account Balance in USD. Lao Statistics Bureau provides Nominal GDP in local currency based on SNA 2008. The Bank of the Lao PDR average market exchange rate is used for currency conversions. Nominal GDP prior to 2014 is based on SNA 1993. Current Account Balance as % of Nominal GDP prior to 2002 is calculated from Current Account Balance and Nominal GDP, both sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports of Laos, Current Account recorded a deficit of 69.6 USD mn in Mar 2017. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 344.9 USD mn in Mar 2017. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 282.0 USD mn in Dec 2016. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 15.9 USD bn in Dec 2016.

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What was Laos's Current Account Balance: % of GDP in 2016?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

-7.8

2016

-15.7

2015

-16.1

1987

6.2

1999

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017

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Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP: Annual: Laos

Series Details
Series ID

249411901

Name

Current Account Balance: % of Nominal GDP: Annual: Laos

Country

Laos

Frequency

Yearly

Unit

%

Status

Active

Source

CEIC Generate

First Date

1984

Last Date

2016

Last Updated

12 Oct 2017

Statistics
Mean

-5.85

Variance

35.75

Standard deviation

5.98

Skewness

-0.04

Kurtosis

-0.91

Coefficient variation

-1.02

Median

-5.95

Max
1999

6.17

Min
1987

-16.10

Previous observation
2015

-15.73

Last observation
2016

-7.75

Number of Observations

33

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Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

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Jun 2017

-2.4

Mar 2017

-6.3

Dec 2005

1.2

Jun 1975

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
France

-0.4

Jun 2017

-4.0

Mar 2017

-4.0

Mar 2017

3.6

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Germany

7.3

Jun 2017

8.1

Mar 2017

-2.4

Sep 2000

9.2

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1991 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Italy

2.9

Jun 2017

1.3

Mar 2017

-6.2

Mar 1981

4.6

Sep 1996

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Japan

3.5

Jun 2017

4.0

Mar 2017

-0.7

Mar 2014

4.9

Dec 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
United Kingdom

-3.4

Mar 2017

-2.4

Dec 2016

-6.0

Dec 2013

3.8

Mar 1981

%

quarterly

Mar 1955 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Austria

-0.3

Jun 2017

4.5

Mar 2017

-8.8

Dec 1977

8.8

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Belgium

-0.7

Mar 2017

0.2

Dec 2016

-7.7

Sep 2008

9.2

Jun 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Bulgaria

4.1

Jun 2017

-0.7

Mar 2017

-30.2

Dec 2007

13.1

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Cyprus

-0.1

Jun 2017

-16.3

Mar 2017

-27.0

Dec 2008

8.2

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Czech Republic

-0.6

Jun 2017

8.4

Mar 2017

-10.6

Sep 2010

9.9

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Denmark

9.3

Jun 2017

6.3

Mar 2017

-7.1

Mar 1980

11.2

Sep 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 1977 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Estonia

1.9

Jun 2017

1.4

Mar 2017

-20.4

Mar 2007

5.6

Sep 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Finland

-2.0

Jun 2017

1.7

Mar 2017

-7.2

Mar 1991

10.9

Dec 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Greece

-0.4

Jun 2017

-6.4

Mar 2017

-21.0

Mar 2007

12.2

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Hungary

5.9

Jun 2017

4.2

Mar 2017

-10.9

Dec 2000

8.3

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Iceland

2.6

Jun 2017

1.4

Mar 2017

-36.3

Jun 2008

15.3

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ireland

-1.2

Jun 2017

12.6

Mar 2017

-10.0

Mar 2008

12.6

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Latvia

-3.0

Jun 2017

3.2

Mar 2017

-25.9

Dec 2006

12.8

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Lithuania

-1.2

Jun 2017

-2.8

Mar 2017

-22.5

Mar 2008

14.6

Sep 1994

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Argentina

-3.6

Jun 2017

-4.9

Mar 2017

-4.9

Mar 2017

5.1

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Luxembourg

-0.3

Mar 2017

-4.2

Dec 2016

-13.2

Jun 2012

20.5

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Malta

16.6

Jun 2017

5.8

Mar 2017

-29.5

Dec 2000

16.6

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bolivia

-9.2

Mar 2017

-7.3

Dec 2016

-10.9

Jun 1992

16.1

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Netherlands

8.4

Jun 2017

12.0

Mar 2017

-2.3

Sep 2000

12.9

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Norway

4.4

Jun 2017

5.1

Mar 2017

-11.5

Jun 1986

19.7

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Brazil

1.0

Jun 2017

-0.9

Mar 2017

-5.6

Mar 2015

3.0

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Poland

-1.2

Jun 2017

1.2

Mar 2017

-7.3

Jun 2007

1.3

Jun 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Chile

-2.4

Jun 2017

-1.7

Mar 2017

-8.8

Dec 1997

7.8

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Portugal

-2.2

Jun 2017

-0.7

Mar 2017

-13.6

Jun 2008

4.1

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Colombia

-3.5

Jun 2017

-4.7

Mar 2017

-7.5

Sep 2015

1.5

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Romania

-5.2

Jun 2017

-2.1

Mar 2017

-17.4

Jun 2008

4.4

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Slovakia

-0.8

Jun 2017

1.0

Mar 2017

-13.9

Dec 2005

4.3

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Slovenia

7.0

Jun 2017

5.8

Mar 2017

-10.7

Jun 1999

7.3

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ecuador

1.3

Mar 2017

1.0

Dec 2016

-15.5

Sep 1998

12.4

Dec 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Mexico

-0.1

Jun 2017

-3.3

Mar 2017

-6.3

Sep 1994

0.4

Jun 1995

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Spain

1.9

Jun 2017

-0.3

Mar 2017

-11.6

Mar 2008

4.5

Sep 1985

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Panama

-3.4

Jun 2017

-3.0

Mar 2017

-19.6

Sep 2008

3.6

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Sweden

3.3

Jun 2017

3.8

Mar 2017

-5.5

Dec 1982

10.1

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Paraguay

4.7

Mar 2017

-5.5

Dec 2016

-7.8

Dec 2014

15.1

Sep 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Switzerland

11.3

Jun 2017

7.3

Mar 2017

-1.9

Mar 2009

17.0

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1983 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Peru

-1.1

Jun 2017

-2.2

Mar 2017

-10.8

Dec 1981

6.1

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Uruguay

3.1

Mar 2017

-0.7

Dec 2016

-9.7

Jun 2008

3.1

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Venezuela

-1.9

2015

0.7

2014

-14.6

1978

22.1

1974

%

yearly

1970 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Algeria

-16.9

2016

-16.0

2015

-16.9

2016

24.7

2006

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Australia

-2.1

Jun 2017

-1.1

Mar 2017

-7.2

Dec 2007

2.4

Dec 1972

%

quarterly

Sep 1959 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bangladesh

-0.9

2017

1.1

2016

-1.9

2001

3.3

2010

%

yearly

1998 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Brunei

12.0

Dec 2015

3.0

Sep 2015

3.0

Sep 2015

54.3

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2015

Updated on Mar 2017
Cambodia

-8.8

2016

-9.3

2015

-13.0

2013

-2.2

2001

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bahrain

3.3

2014

7.8

2013

-12.6

1998

15.7

2007

%

yearly

1997 - 2014

Updated on 2015
China

1.7

Jun 2017

0.7

Mar 2017

-0.3

Jun 2001

11.1

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Botswana

24.9

Mar 2017

8.3

Dec 2016

-16.6

Dec 2008

29.3

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Hong Kong

2.6

Jun 2017

2.7

Mar 2017

-5.5

Jun 2014

20.8

Dec 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
India

-2.4

Jun 2017

-0.6

Mar 2017

-6.8

Dec 2012

2.2

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Israel

2.8

Jun 2017

4.0

Mar 2017

-19.9

Sep 1975

17.8

Dec 1985

%

quarterly

Mar 1972 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Indonesia

-2.0

Jun 2017

-1.0

Mar 2017

-4.6

Jun 1996

7.8

Sep 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Jordan

-14.0

Jun 2017

-11.8

Mar 2017

-26.6

Mar 2012

26.4

Jun 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
South Korea

4.3

Jun 2017

6.8

Mar 2017

-13.1

Mar 1980

16.0

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Malawi

-11.2

2015

-18.6

2014

-25.1

1979

-0.2

1998

%

yearly

1977 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Malaysia

2.9

Jun 2017

1.6

Mar 2017

0.4

Jun 2013

20.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Laos

-7.8

2016

-15.7

2015

-16.1

1987

6.2

1999

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Macau

27.5

2016

25.4

2015

14.7

2006

40.9

2011

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Myanmar

-8.3

2016

-2.2

2015

-8.3

2016

0.0

2007

%

yearly

1986 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nepal

-0.4

2017

6.2

2016

-2.6

2010

6.2

2016

%

yearly

2001 - 2017

Updated on 2017
New Zealand

-2.4

Jun 2017

-4.1

Mar 2017

-9.0

Jun 2008

0.7

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Jun 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Pakistan

-4.0

2017

-1.7

2016

-8.1

2008

4.4

2003

%

yearly

1977 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Philippines

0.0

Jun 2017

-0.3

Mar 2017

-10.1

Dec 1983

8.7

Dec 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Singapore

20.0

Jun 2017

19.0

Mar 2017

-6.3

Mar 1987

32.2

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Sri Lanka

-3.3

Mar 2017

-5.4

Dec 2016

-11.8

Jun 2008

2.4

Sep 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Taiwan

12.8

Jun 2017

12.5

Mar 2017

-12.8

Jun 1974

22.6

Sep 1986

%

quarterly

Mar 1974 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Thailand

7.7

Jun 2017

14.1

Mar 2017

-11.9

Jun 2005

17.8

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1993 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Vietnam

4.0

2016

0.5

2015

-12.8

1995

6.1

2012

%

yearly

1989 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Albania

-5.8

Mar 2017

-6.2

Dec 2016

-19.1

Dec 2008

-4.3

Jun 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Armenia

0.8

Jun 2017

-5.5

Mar 2017

-64.3

Mar 1995

6.0

Dec 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Azerbaijan

-2.5

Dec 2016

-3.1

Sep 2016

-5.5

Mar 2016

24.6

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Dec 2016

Updated on Apr 2017
Belarus

0.9

Jun 2017

-7.2

Mar 2017

-21.3

Mar 2011

12.0

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

-4.8

Mar 2017

-4.8

Dec 2016

-14.3

Jun 2008

-2.4

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Croatia

-14.3

Mar 2017

-5.9

Dec 2016

-25.9

Dec 1997

31.9

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Georgia

-11.7

Mar 2017

-17.9

Dec 2016

-29.9

Mar 2008

-1.5

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Kazakhstan

-4.6

Mar 2017

-6.5

Dec 2016

-25.6

Dec 1999

15.0

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Dec 1997 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Kyrgyzstan

-11.5

Jun 2017

-6.9

Mar 2017

-31.1

Mar 2008

11.0

Jun 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Macedonia

-3.6

Jun 2017

-5.3

Mar 2017

-21.0

Dec 2008

7.2

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Moldova

-7.6

Mar 2017

-1.2

Dec 2016

-33.8

Mar 1998

12.6

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1995 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Mongolia

-4.1

Jun 2017

-7.4

Mar 2017

-56.5

Mar 2012

15.1

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Mauritius

-4.7

Mar 2017

-3.9

Dec 2016

-16.7

Sep 2011

1.6

Mar 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2007 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Montenegro

-42.9

Mar 2017

-30.7

Dec 2016

-42.9

Mar 2017

24.1

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Russia

-0.1

Jun 2017

6.8

Mar 2017

-3.7

Jun 1998

21.4

Mar 2000

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Serbia

-3.9

Jun 2017

-9.7

Mar 2017

-9.7

Mar 2017

-3.3

Sep 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2013 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Tajikistan

1.7

Mar 2017

-4.2

Dec 2016

-34.9

Mar 2012

10.9

Sep 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Turkey

-6.3

Jun 2017

-4.5

Mar 2017

-11.4

Mar 2011

5.8

Jun 1994

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Ukraine

-1.6

Jun 2017

-4.0

Mar 2017

-12.1

Sep 2013

21.2

Jun 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Morocco

-5.5

Mar 2017

-6.3

Dec 2016

-8.4

Mar 2014

1.7

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nigeria

1.6

Jun 2017

3.2

Mar 2017

-5.3

Mar 2015

20.9

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Oman

-18.6

2016

-15.7

2015

-21.9

1998

17.1

1981

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Qatar

-5.5

2016

8.4

2015

-26.5

1995

33.8

1980

%

yearly

1978 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Saudi Arabia

3.9

Mar 2017

-1.4

Dec 2016

-14.6

Dec 2015

35.2

Jun 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
South Africa

-2.4

Jun 2017

-2.0

Mar 2017

-11.0

Mar 1971

13.9

Mar 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Sudan

-3.7

2016

-5.6

2015

-11.7

1992

2.2

1985

%

yearly

1977 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Syria

-0.6

2010

-1.9

2009

-13.6

1985

29.2

1990

%

yearly

1980 - 2010

Updated on 2017
Tunisia

-8.8

2016

-8.9

2015

-11.1

1977

2.1

1988

%

yearly

1976 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Yemen

-8.0

2015

-3.4

2014

-10.1

2009

12.3

2000

%

yearly

1991 - 2015

Updated on 2017
United Arab Emirates

2.4

2016

4.7

2015

-0.1

1998

21.3

2012

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Egypt

-7.1

Mar 2017

-7.8

Dec 2016

-7.8

Dec 2016

7.7

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Sep 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Kuwait

0.0

2016

3.5

2015

-244.9

1991

56.5

1979

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Ivory Coast

-0.6

2016

-0.6

2015

-21.6

1980

10.4

2011

%

yearly

1975 - 2016

Updated on 2017
European Union

0.7

Jun 2017

1.0

Mar 2017

-2.5

Jun 2008

1.9

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Kenya

-6.3

Mar 2017

-7.2

Dec 2016

-13.0

Sep 2014

-1.6

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2009 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Iran

3.9

2017

2.3

2016

-1.1

1999

10.1

2012

%

yearly

1997 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Lebanon

-16.3

2015

-24.3

2014

-25.6

2003

-5.1

2006

%

yearly

2002 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Kosovo

-13.7

Jun 2017

-12.0

Mar 2017

-24.6

Dec 2011

6.2

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017

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Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Foreign Direct Investment

344.9

Mar 2017

330.0

Dec 2016

-13.6

Jun 2002

477.1

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Total Imports Growth

4.2

Jun 2017

-6.5

Mar 2017

-38.6

Jun 2013

108.2

Sep 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Money Supply M2

8,531.78

Mar 2017

8,159.07

Dec 2016

499.59

Dec 2005

8,531.78

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Teledensity: Fixed Line

17.72

2016

13.71

2015

0.03

1960

17.72

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Real GDP Growth

7.0

2016

11.8

2015

6.2

2003

11.8

2015

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

16.4

Jun 2017

18.9

Mar 2017

-30.1

Jun 2007

142.3

Dec 1997

%

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Total Imports

1,245.5

Jun 2017

1,143.5

Mar 2017

124.4

Sep 2004

1,412.0

Mar 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

3.88

Dec 2016

3.51

Nov 2016

-2.09

Aug 2009

18.87

Oct 2003

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Dec 2016

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

2,883.36

2022

2,700.35

2021

156.14

1988

2,883.36

2022

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

171.23

2015

130.78

2014

1.78

2004

192.50

2006

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Public Consumption: % of GDP

12.0

2016

12.0

2015

6.5

1984

13.6

2013

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Equity Market Index

1,012.0

Sep 2017

1,030.4

Aug 2017

898.5

Oct 2011

1,749.7

Jan 2011

11Jan2011=1000

monthly

Jan 2011 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit

9,201.2

Jun 2017

8,857.5

Mar 2017

57.7

Dec 1991

9,201.2

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1991 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Visitor Arrivals

3,543,000

2015

3,164,000

2014

60,000

1995

3,543,000

2015

Person

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

6,700.00

Dec 2016

3,800.00

Jun 2016

100.00

Dec 2005

9,000.00

Dec 2015

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Gold Production

6,893.00

2015

5,265.00

2014

25.00

1997

8,879.00

2003

kg

yearly

1997 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Population

6.6

2016

6.5

2015

1.7

1950

6.8

2014

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gold Reserves

36.38

Mar 2017

36.42

Feb 2017

0.57

Jun 2001

36.83

Sep 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1989 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

4,200.00

Dec 2016

2,400.00

Jun 2016

1,000.00

Dec 2006

9,800.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

3.0

2016

10.0

2015

0.5

2009

15.9

2006

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Unemployment Rate

1.48

2016

1.42

2015

1.33

2014

2.60

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Exports

1,037.6

Jun 2017

991.0

Mar 2017

71.8

Sep 2004

1,037.6

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

37.7

2016

39.5

2015

36.5

2011

101.0

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Trade Balance

-207.9

Jun 2017

-152.5

Mar 2017

-734.7

Mar 2015

31.7

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tax Revenue

2,000.59

2016

1,952.05

2015

107.75

1998

2,000.59

2016

USD mn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

8,614.94

2022

8,057.06

2021

521.33

1980

8,614.94

2022

Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

8,286.810

Sep 2017

8,280.435

Aug 2017

10.000

May 1981

10,900.938

Jul 2005

LAK/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

914.6

Mar 2017

799.9

Feb 2017

0.0

Dec 1987

1,165.2

Jun 2015

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1987 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

12.0

2015

17.2

2014

-26.3

2000

107.7

2004

%

yearly

1996 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

6.74

2022

7.01

2021

-2.10

1988

15.33

1981

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Silver Production

30.00

2014

29.71

2013

4.70

2008

30.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

-3.7

2015

-2.2

2014

-4.7

2013

-0.7

2012

%

yearly

2006 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

0.3

Sep 2017

0.2

Aug 2017

-2.3

Aug 2009

167.1

Mar 1999

%

monthly

May 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
External Debt

5,994.4

2016

5,692.2

2015

769.6

1996

5,994.4

2016

USD mn

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross National Product

15,212.92

2016

13,750.37

2015

598.96

1988

15,212.92

2016

USD mn

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Gross Savings Rate

12.7

2015

10.6

2014

-0.6

1988

21.1

2009

%

yearly

1984 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

77.6

2016

77.4

2015

77.2

2014

81.4

1990

%

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
M2 Growth

10.9

Dec/2016

9.6

Sep/2016

8.3

Dec/2005

113.3

Dec/1998

%

quarterly

Dec/1992 - Dec/2016

Updated on May/2017
Reserve Requirement Ratio

5.0

Sep 2017

5.0

Aug 2017

5.0

Sep 2017

8.0

Apr 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2002 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

11,353.84

2016

10,454.11

2015

1,449.26

2002

11,353.84

2016

USD mn

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

26.4

2016

28.2

2015

6.2

1984

34.1

2007

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

6.3

2016

8.3

2015

0.3

2002

8.5

1996

%

yearly

1988 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Policy Rate

4.25

Sep 2017

4.25

Aug 2017

4.00

Aug 2010

35.00

Dec 2001

% pa

monthly

Dec 1992 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

-1.28

2022

-1.44

2021

-3.20

2013

0.04

2000

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

431.07

2016

579.06

2015

0.62

2013

579.06

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Tourism Revenue

724

2016

725

2015

2

1991

725

2015

USD mn

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Employed Persons

3,474,582.00

2014

2,738,893.00

2004

2,166,193.00

1994

3,474,582.00

2014

Person

yearly

1994 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

-25.3

2016

-0.7

2015

-25.3

2016

63.3

2014

%

yearly

2006 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

3.10

2022

3.10

2021

-26.32

1990

188.82

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

9.16

2022

6.94

2021

-38.31

1980

122.65

1981

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

77,433.59

2016

172,502.64

2015

4,235.75

1999

172,502.64

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

933.74

2016

10,639.45

2015

933.74

2016

12,774.33

2001

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

69.32

2015

106.78

2014

1.25

1998

1,711.80

2009

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Imports: Medicament

12,397.08

2016

2,261.20

2015

40.44

1999

12,397.08

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

2,408.00

2016

2,226.00

2015

92.40

1982

2,408.00

2016

USD

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

71.4

2016

72.6

2015

68.1

2010

93.9

1988

%

yearly

1984 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Deposits

8,526.09

Jun 2017

8,352.58

Mar 2017

474.44

Dec 2004

8,526.09

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

93,624.42

2016

195,848.17

2015

13.04

1995

195,848.17

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

2.10

2016

36.48

2015

0.07

2001

183.18

2007

USD th

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

27,659.58

2016

1,744.72

2015

29.24

2003

27,659.58

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Minerals Production

2,114,281.00

2015

1,453,823.00

2014

1,203,970.00

2010

2,114,281.00

2015

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP

15,912.5

2016

14,426.4

2015

314.3

1982

15,912.5

2016

USD mn

yearly

1982 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance

-69.6

Mar 2017

-346.9

Dec 2016

-668.2

Mar 2015

111.1

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Electricity Production

25,066

2016

16,729

2015

844

1990

25,066

2016

GWh

yearly

1985 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

10,900

2016

14,600

2015

1,100

2005

14,700

2014

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

2.4

Mar 2017

1.9

Dec 2016

1.7

Jun 2014

6.3

Jun 2009

NA

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Mar 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

281.95

Dec 2016

312.08

Sep 2016

-69.81

Jun 2016

360.09

Jun 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2016

Updated on Aug 2017
Total Exports Growth

21.1

Jun 2017

16.9

Mar 2017

-29.5

Jun 2009

115.4

Jun 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

-0.2

2016

13.0

2015

-23.0

2003

227.3

1995

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

10.26

2016

22.90

2015

8.07

2009

24.30

2006

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

1,901.14

2016

1,731.78

2015

116.15

2000

1,901.14

2016

USD mn

yearly

2000 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Money Supply M1

1,221.08

Mar 2017

1,104.35

Dec 2016

130.51

Dec 2005

1,221.08

Mar 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2005 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jun 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

6.81

2014

5.96

2013

5.96

2013

12.27

2007

%

yearly

2002 - 2014

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Population

8.02

2022

7.87

2021

3.24

1980

8.02

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017