Laos Foreign Direct Investment

2001 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Laos Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 181.1 USD mn in Sep 2020, compared with an increase of 171.2 USD mn in the previous quarter. Laos Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2001 to Sep 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 579.8 USD mn in Dec 2017 and a record low of -13.6 USD mn in Jun 2002. CEIC extends history for quarterly Foreign Direct Investment. The Bank of the Lao PDR provides Foreign Direct Investment in USD based on BPM6. Foreign Direct Investment prior to Q1 2012 is based on BPM5 and prior to Q1 2004 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports of Laos, Current Account recorded a surplus of 202.5 USD mn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment fell by 91.4 USD mn in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 18.9 USD bn in Dec 2019.

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Laos Foreign Direct Investment

What was Laos's Foreign Direct Investment in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
181.1 Sep 2020 171.2 Jun 2020 -13.6 Jun 2002 579.8 Dec 2017 USD mn quarterly Mar 2001 - Sep 2020

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Armenia (USD mn) 96.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 1993 - Jun 2020
Australia (USD mn) 3,577.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 1959 - Sep 2020
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Azerbaijan (USD mn) -577.4 Sep 2020 quarterly Mar 2013 - Sep 2020
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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.2 2019 yearly 2012 - 2019
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
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: VAT (LAK bn) 5,201.470 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: Excise Tax (LAK bn) 4,742.820 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue (LAK bn) 21,795.660 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Total Expenditure (TE) (LAK bn) 31,002.850 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: TE: Current Expenditure (CE) (LAK bn) 18,430.240 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

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