Laos Forecast: Current Account Balance

1980 - 2026 | Yearly | USD bn | International Monetary Fund

Laos Current Account Balance is forecasted to be -1.525 USD bn in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records a decrease from the last reported number of -1.094 USD bn in Dec 2020. Looking ahead, Laos Current Account Balance is projected to stand at -1.896 USD bn in Dec 2026. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: BPM6: Current Account: USD.

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Laos Forecast: Current Account Balance

What is Laos's Forecast: Current Account Balance in 2026?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
-1.896 2026 -1.892 2025 -3.220 2015 0.025 2000 USD bn yearly 1980 - 2026

Forecast: Current Account Balance by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (USD bn) 0.902 2026 yearly 2002 - 2026
Albania (USD bn) -1.766 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Algeria (USD bn) -9.579 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Angola (USD bn) -0.457 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Antigua and Barbuda (USD bn) -0.133 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Argentina (USD bn) 2.041 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Armenia (USD bn) -1.040 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Aruba (USD bn) 0.051 2026 yearly 1999 - 2026
Australia (USD bn) -24.352 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Austria (USD bn) 13.339 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Azerbaijan (USD bn) 0.172 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Bahamas (USD bn) -1.097 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bahrain (USD bn) -2.363 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bangladesh (USD bn) -10.942 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Barbados (USD bn) -0.199 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belarus (USD bn) -1.290 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Belgium (USD bn) -3.140 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belize (USD bn) -0.158 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Benin (USD bn) -1.025 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bhutan (USD bn) 0.090 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bolivia (USD bn) -2.890 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina (USD bn) -0.977 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Botswana (USD bn) 0.073 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brazil (USD bn) -36.361 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brunei (USD bn) 1.242 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Bulgaria (USD bn) 0.849 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burkina Faso (USD bn) -1.654 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burundi (USD bn) -0.585 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cambodia (USD bn) -2.472 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cameroon (USD bn) -1.030 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Canada (USD bn) -47.722 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cape Verde (USD bn) -0.078 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Central African Republic (USD bn) -0.218 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chad (USD bn) -0.773 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chile (USD bn) -3.689 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
China (USD bn) 128.763 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Colombia (USD bn) -15.501 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Comoros (USD bn) -0.070 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Congo (USD bn) -0.211 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Costa Rica (USD bn) -2.153 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (USD bn) 0.677 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cyprus (USD bn) -1.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Czech Republic (USD bn) 0.986 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Democratic Republic of Congo (USD bn) -2.535 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Denmark (USD bn) 37.438 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Djibouti (USD bn) 0.153 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Dominica (USD bn) -0.066 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Dominican Republic (USD bn) -3.253 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ecuador (USD bn) 1.643 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Egypt (USD bn) -15.245 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
El Salvador (USD bn) -1.503 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Equatorial Guinea (USD bn) -2.205 2026 yearly 1987 - 2026
Eritrea (USD bn) 0.317 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Estonia (USD bn) -0.165 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Swaziland (USD bn) 0.260 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ethiopia (USD bn) -4.449 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Fiji (USD bn) -0.331 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Finland (USD bn) 2.698 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
France (USD bn) -30.013 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gabon (USD bn) 0.246 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gambia (USD bn) -0.243 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Georgia (USD bn) -1.394 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Germany (USD bn) 356.379 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ghana (USD bn) -3.960 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Greece (USD bn) -9.037 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Grenada (USD bn) -0.166 2026 yearly 2014 - 2026
Guatemala (USD bn) -0.674 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea (USD bn) -2.333 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea-Bissau (USD bn) -0.087 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guyana (USD bn) 1.409 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Haiti (USD bn) -0.119 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Honduras (USD bn) -1.262 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hong Kong SAR, China (USD bn) 18.959 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hungary (USD bn) -0.562 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iceland (USD bn) 0.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
India (USD bn) -114.386 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Indonesia (USD bn) -25.931 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iran (USD bn) 10.294 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iraq (USD bn) -5.736 2026 yearly 2001 - 2026
Ireland (USD bn) 37.600 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Israel (USD bn) 16.387 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Italy (USD bn) 80.592 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ivory Coast (USD bn) -2.535 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jamaica (USD bn) -0.523 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Japan (USD bn) 212.048 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jordan (USD bn) -1.553 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kazakhstan (USD bn) -7.090 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Kenya (USD bn) -8.528 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kiribati (USD bn) 0.034 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
South Korea (USD bn) 94.884 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kosovo (USD bn) -0.597 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Kuwait (USD bn) 5.366 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kyrgyzstan (USD bn) -0.327 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Laos (USD bn) -1.896 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Latvia (USD bn) -0.858 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Lebanon (USD bn) -2.733 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Lesotho (USD bn) -0.084 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Liberia (USD bn) -0.984 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Libya (USD bn) 0.959 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Lithuania (USD bn) -0.470 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.2 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -610.066 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 2,043.467 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 10.8 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Forecast: Government Expenditure (LAK bn) 50,372.610 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Forecast: Government Net Debt (LAK bn) 152,655.509 2022 yearly 2001 - 2022
Forecast: Government Revenue (LAK bn) 40,599.931 2022 yearly 2000 - 2022
Govt Budget: TE: Current Expenditure (CE) (LAK bn) 18,430.240 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Total Expenditure (TE) (LAK bn) 31,002.850 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Excise Tax (LAK bn) 4,742.820 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: TE: Capital Expenditure (LAK bn) 12,572.610 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Income Tax (LAK bn) 1,619.010 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue (LAK bn) 21,795.660 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: VAT (LAK bn) 5,201.470 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 8.062 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,997.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 28.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 901.472 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 216.006 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,574.932 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,704.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 21.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Mar 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 23,683.505 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 10,171.554 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 8.642 Oct 2020 monthly Feb 2005 - Oct 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 4.868 Jan 2021 monthly Aug 2003 - Jan 2021
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 213.835 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Feb 2021
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 100.962 Feb 2021 monthly Dec 1996 - Feb 2021
Exports: Agricultural Products (USD mn) 216.790 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports: Iron, Steel and Other Metal Products (USD mn) 124.620 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Exports: Plastic and Rubber Products (USD mn) 113.220 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports: Foods, Beverages, Pharmaceutical Products & Consumer Goods (USD mn) 212.610 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports: Crude Oil, Fuel, Lubricant and Others (USD mn) 159.320 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Exports: Mineral Products (USD mn) 383.070 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports: Electrical Machinery and Equipment (USD mn) 157.350 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Exports: Wood Products, Pulp of Wood and Paper (USD mn) 84.790 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Imports: Machinery and Mechanical Equipment (USD mn) 219.140 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2018 - Dec 2020
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 70.2 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) -0.6 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 339.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Mar 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 5.1 2020 yearly 1988 - 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 0.022 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -0.0 2019 yearly 1984 - 2019
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) -0.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 0.000 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 9,935.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 52.6 2019 yearly 1996 - 2019
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.896 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
BoP: FA: Porfolio Investment (USD mn) 361.05 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2017
FDI (USD th) 7,927,677.215 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
FDI: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (USD mn) 381.683 2017 yearly 2015 - 2017
FDI: Mining and Quarrying (USD mn) 126.792 2017 yearly 2015 - 2017
FDI: Electricity, Gas and Air-Conditioning Supply (USD mn) 711.800 2017 yearly 2015 - 2017
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 3.1 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2017 - Sep 2020
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,569.286 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 12,165.614 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Mar 2021
M2 Growth (%) 15.4 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 4.0 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jun 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,238.6 Apr 2021 monthly Dec 1988 - Apr 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 3.3 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2004 - Sep 2020
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 34.574 May 2019 monthly Jan 1989 - May 2019
Total Deposits (USD mn) 12,028.146 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Total Deposits Growth (%) 18.4 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 9,605.6 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 3.9 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1992 - Mar 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 8,430.795 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Total Loans Growth (%) 4.77 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2020
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 41.79 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money (M1) (LAK bn) 14,732.456 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2021
Monetary Survey: Broad Money (M2) (LAK bn) 114,210.784 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Mar 2021
Reserve Requirement Rate: LAK (%) 4.000 2020 yearly 1989 - 2020

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