Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

2002 - 2022 | Monthly | % | CEIC Data

Key information about Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

  • Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP was reported at 3.000 % in Apr 2022
  • This stayed constant from the previous number of 3.000 % for Mar 2022
  • Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data is updated monthly, averaging 5.000 % from Jan 2002 to Apr 2022, with 244 observations
  • The data reached an all-time high of 8.000 % in Apr 2006 and a record low of 3.000 % in Apr 2022
  • Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP data remains active status in CEIC and is reported by CEIC Data
  • The data is categorized under World Trend Plus’s Global Economic Monitor – Table: Reserve Requirement Ratio: Monthly: Asia

CEIC calculates monthly Reserve Requirement Ratio from daily Reserve Requirement Ratio based on the last business day of the month. The Bank of the Lao PDR provides Reserve Requirement Ratio.

View Laos's Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP from Jan 2002 to Apr 2022 in the chart:

Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

What was Laos's Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP in Apr 2022?

Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP was reported at 3.000 % in Apr 2022 See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
3.000 Apr 2022 3.000 Mar 2022 3.000 Apr 2022 8.000 Apr 2006 % monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022

Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (%) 27.845 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2021
Algeria (%) 25.956 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Sep 2021
Argentina (%) 7.418 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Armenia (%) 22.871 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2013 - Dec 2021
Australia (%) 2.372 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1969 - Dec 2021
Austria (%) 1.862 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Azerbaijan (%) 13.853 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
Bahrain (%) 10.051 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2021
Bangladesh (%) 4.000 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 1999 - Apr 2022
Belarus (%) 4.069 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2009 - Mar 2022
Belgium (%) 1.885 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Bolivia (%) 4.078 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Bosnia and Herzegovina (%) 42.986 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Dec 2021
Botswana (%) 27.281 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1994 - Dec 2021
Brazil (%) 19.143 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Brunei (%) 6.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Bulgaria (%) 41.315 Mar 2022 quarterly Sep 2003 - Mar 2022
Cambodia (%) 8.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - Apr 2022
Canada (%) 3.924 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 1999 - Dec 2021
Chile (%) 14.875 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2021
China (%) 8.100 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Apr 2022
Colombia (%) 16.436 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2000 - Mar 2022
Croatia (%) 39.689 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
Cyprus (%) 0.635 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Czech Republic (%) 59.717 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Denmark (%) 18.561 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2002 - Dec 2021
Ecuador (%) 5.672 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Egypt (%) 8.511 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Jun 2021
Estonia (%) 5.505 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2002 - Dec 2021
European Union (%) 2.290 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Finland (%) 2.864 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
France (%) 1.860 Mar 2022 quarterly Mar 2004 - Mar 2022
Georgia (%) 20.162 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1996 - Dec 2021
Germany (%) 0.914 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2021
Ghana (%) 10.368 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2021
Greece (%) 1.786 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Hong Kong SAR, China (%) 131.771 Mar 2022 quarterly Jun 2000 - Mar 2022
Hungary (%) 19.186 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Iceland (%) 25.304 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
India (%) 4.000 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1962 - Apr 2022
Indonesia (%) 5.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Ireland (%) 1.234 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Israel (%) 40.226 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2001 - Mar 2022
Italy (%) 2.469 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Ivory Coast (%) 0.006 Sep 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Sep 2018
Japan (%) 0.840 Feb 2022 monthly Oct 1980 - Feb 2022
Jordan (%) 32.055 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2021
Kazakhstan (%) 4.413 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
Kenya (%) 8.954 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2009 - Sep 2021
South Korea (%) 7.000 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 1979 - Mar 2022
Kosovo (%) 11.235 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Kuwait (%) 42.914 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2020
Kyrgyzstan (%) 22.507 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Laos (%) 3.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Latvia (%) 12.052 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1997 - Dec 2021
Lebanon (%) 96.393 2019 yearly 2004 - 2019
Lithuania (%) 7.168 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Luxembourg (%) 0.228 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Macau SAR, China (%) 89.167 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2001 - Dec 2021
North Macedonia (%) 28.005 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Malawi (%) 7.753 2019 yearly 2002 - 2019
Malaysia (%) 2.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 1959 - Apr 2022
Malta (%) 4.490 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Mauritius (%) 67.523 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2006 - Dec 2021
Mexico (%) 13.987 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Moldova (%) 28.451 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Mongolia (%) 17.801 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 2010 - Mar 2022
Montenegro (%) 32.018 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Morocco (%) 24.971 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Dec 2021
Mozambique (%) 27.821 2020 yearly 1984 - 2020
Myanmar (%) 5.000 Apr 2022 monthly May 2011 - Apr 2022
Nepal (%) 3.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2003 - Apr 2022
Netherlands (%) 0.647 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 1999 - Dec 2021
New Zealand (%) 5.295 Dec 2021 quarterly Sep 2005 - Dec 2021
Nigeria (%) 9.261 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Norway (%) 16.033 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
Oman (%) 21.636 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Pakistan (%) 5.000 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 2006 - Apr 2022
Palestinian Territory (%) 15.077 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Panama (%) 12.674 Sep 2021 quarterly Dec 2007 - Sep 2021
Paraguay (%) 22.844 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1994 - Dec 2021
Peru (%) 32.969 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1990 - Dec 2021
Philippines (%) 12.000 Apr 2022 monthly May 1986 - Apr 2022
Poland (%) 21.417 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2002 - Dec 2021
Portugal (%) 2.394 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Qatar (%) 20.736 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2010 - Dec 2021
Romania (%) 15.453 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2005 - Dec 2021
Russia (%) 26.280 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2011 - Dec 2021
Saudi Arabia (%) 51.527 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2003 - Dec 2021
Serbia (%) 25.762 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Singapore (%) 102.854 Dec 2021 quarterly Jun 2000 - Dec 2021
Slovakia (%) 5.037 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Slovenia (%) 1.242 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Dec 2021
South Africa (%) 10.314 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
Spain (%) 3.902 Mar 2022 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (%) 4.000 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 1997 - Apr 2022
Sudan (%) 0.000 2017 yearly 1960 - 2017
Sweden (%) 7.005 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2000 - Dec 2021
Switzerland (%) 127.206 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2021
Syria (%) 31.149 2010 yearly 1990 - 2010

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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) -996.311 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 1,742.755 2020 yearly 2010 - 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 9.1 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
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: TE: Capital Expenditure (LAK bn) 12,572.610 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: 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 (%) 10.386 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
Trade Balance (USD mn) 250.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2020
Total Exports (USD mn) 1,877.3 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 9.9 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 596.302 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 213.818 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 1,556.575 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 1,566.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 5.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Dec 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 24,088.110 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 9,102.428 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 18.380 Jan 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 9.678 Jan 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Jan 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 247.201 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Jan 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 226.195 Jan 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Jan 2022
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
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
Imports: Crude Oil, Fuel, Lubricant and Others (USD mn) 159.320 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
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
Imports: Intra-ASEAN: Vietnam (USD th) 466,841.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Exports: Intra-ASEAN: Vietnam (USD th) 1,268,960.000 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Imports: Extra-ASEAN: EU 27 Countries (USD th) 131,167.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Exports: Extra-ASEAN: EU 27 Countries (USD th) 193,419.000 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Imports: Intra-ASEAN: Thailand (USD th) 2,756,219.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Exports: Intra-ASEAN: Thailand (USD th) 2,784,686.000 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Imports: Extra-ASEAN: China (USD th) 1,329,354.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Exports: Extra-ASEAN: China (USD th) 2,247,966.000 2021 yearly 2007 - 2021
Imports: Extra-ASEAN: Japan (USD th) 175,234.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 2021
Exports: Extra-ASEAN: India (USD th) 75,076.000 2021 yearly 2008 - 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 72.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.8 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 208.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 5.6 2021 yearly 1988 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) -235.433 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) -1.7 2021 yearly 1984 - 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 0.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1994 - Dec 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) -235.523 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2021
External Debt (USD mn) 10,610.3 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 55.7 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) -1.575 2027 yearly 1980 - 2027
BoP: FA: Porfolio Investment (USD mn) 361.05 Dec 2017 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2017
FDI: China (USD th) 1,072,237.229 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
FDI: Vietnam (USD th) 64,508.549 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
FDI: France (USD th) 440,000.000 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
FDI (USD th) 7,927,677.215 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
FDI: Korea (USD th) 0.000 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
FDI: Thailand (USD th) 722,969.507 2019 yearly 2000 - 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
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD mn) 9,819.134 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 2.2 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2017 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 1,606.794 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 12,564.468 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1999 - Dec 2021
M2 Growth (%) 24.0 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2000 - Dec 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 3.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 1,262.5 Dec 2021 monthly Dec 1988 - Dec 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 2.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 31.692 May 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - May 2021
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) 10,299.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 23.5 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1992 - Dec 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 7,906.769 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 11.58 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2005 - Dec 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 41.89 2020 yearly 2012 - 2020
Monetary Survey: Narrow Money (M1) (LAK bn) 17,740.611 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2021
Monetary Survey: Broad Money (M2) (LAK bn) 138,724.296 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 1991 - Dec 2021
Reserve Requirement Rate: LAK (%) 3.000 2021 yearly 1989 - 2021
Commercial Banks (CB): Deposits (LAK bn) 111,549.030 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2020
Commercial Banks (CB): Loans: Total (LAK bn) 87,298.637 Dec 2021 quarterly Dec 2004 - Dec 2021

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