Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

2004 - 2021 | Quarterly | NA | CEIC Data

Key information about Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

  • Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 2.4 Months of Import in Dec 2021, compared with the ratio of 2.4 in the previous quarter
  • Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 2004 to Dec 2021
  • The data reached an all-time high of 6.6 in Jun 2009 and a record low of 1.4 in Jun 2014

CEIC calculates Foreign Exchange Reserves as Months of Import from quarterly Foreign Exchange Reserves and quarterly Imports. The International Monetary Fund provides Foreign Exchange Reserves in USD. The Bank of the Lao PDR provides Imports in USD based on BPM6. Total Imports prior to Q1 2012 is based on BPM5

View Laos's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import from Mar 2004 to Dec 2021 in the chart:

Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

What was Laos's Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import in Dec 2021?

Laos Foreign Exchange Reserves equaled 2.4 Months of Import in Dec 2021, compared with the ratio of 2.4 in the previous quarter See the table below for more data.

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
2.4 Dec 2021 2.4 Sep 2021 1.4 Jun 2014 6.6 Jun 2009 NA quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021

Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import by Country Comparison

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (NA) 6.6 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1993 - Apr 2022
Algeria (NA) 15.7 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Dec 2020
Argentina (NA) 4.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1990 - Apr 2022
Armenia (NA) 5.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Australia (NA) 1.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jul 1971 - Apr 2022
Austria (NA) 0.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Mar 2022
Azerbaijan (NA) 8.7 Mar 2022 monthly Mar 1994 - Mar 2022
Bahrain (NA) 2.7 2021 yearly 1966 - 2021
Bangladesh (NA) 5.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jul 1986 - Mar 2022
Belarus (NA) 1.2 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Apr 2022
Belgium (NA) 0.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Bolivia (NA) 1.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Bosnia and Herzegovina (NA) 6.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Botswana (NA) 5.4 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Brazil (NA) 14.7 Mar 2022 monthly Nov 2000 - Mar 2022
Brunei (NA) 4.9 Oct 2021 monthly Jan 2010 - Oct 2021
Bulgaria (NA) 6.4 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 2003 - Apr 2022
Cambodia (NA) 8.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jun 2013 - Feb 2022
Canada (NA) 1.6 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Apr 2022
Chile (NA) 5.0 May 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - May 2022
China (NA) 13.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - May 2022
Colombia (NA) 7.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1980 - Mar 2022
Croatia (NA) 6.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Mar 2022
Cyprus (NA) 0.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Czech Republic (NA) 8.5 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Apr 2022
Denmark (NA) 6.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Ecuador (NA) 2.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Egypt (NA) 4.1 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2004 - Apr 2022
Estonia (NA) 1.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2001 - Apr 2022
European Union (NA) 1.1 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2022
Finland (NA) 1.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
France (NA) 0.8 Apr 2022 monthly Feb 2004 - Apr 2022
Georgia (NA) 3.0 May 2022 monthly Oct 1995 - May 2022
Germany (NA) 0.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1957 - Apr 2022
Ghana (NA) 7.2 Feb 2022 monthly Mar 2005 - Feb 2022
Greece (NA) 0.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Hong Kong SAR, China (NA) 8.6 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Apr 2022
Hungary (NA) 2.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Iceland (NA) 6.3 May 2022 monthly Oct 2000 - May 2022
India (NA) 8.8 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 1990 - Apr 2022
Indonesia (NA) 6.6 May 2022 monthly Jan 2008 - May 2022
Ireland (NA) 0.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Israel (NA) 18.9 May 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - May 2022
Italy (NA) 0.8 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2022
Ivory Coast (NA) 0.0 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1981 - Feb 2022
Japan (NA) 16.2 May 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - May 2022
Jordan (NA) 7.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1972 - Mar 2022
Kazakhstan (NA) 2.4 Mar 2022 monthly Dec 2002 - Mar 2022
Kenya (NA) 4.9 Mar 2022 monthly Sep 2005 - Mar 2022
South Korea (NA) 6.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1971 - May 2022
Kosovo (NA) 2.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Apr 2022
Kuwait (NA) 14.1 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 1973 - Dec 2021
Kyrgyzstan (NA) 4.3 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Sep 2021
Laos (NA) 2.4 Dec 2021 quarterly Mar 2004 - Dec 2021
Latvia (NA) 1.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Lebanon (NA) 27.5 Dec 2021 monthly Jan 1993 - Dec 2021
Lithuania (NA) 1.0 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Apr 2022
Luxembourg (NA) 0.1 Feb 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - Feb 2022
Macau SAR, China (NA) 16.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
North Macedonia (NA) 2.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2002 - Apr 2022
Malawi (NA) 1.7 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1994 - Mar 2021
Malaysia (NA) 6.9 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1990 - Apr 2022
Malta (NA) 1.2 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 1994 - Apr 2022
Mauritius (NA) 11.8 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2006 - Apr 2022
Mexico (NA) 3.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Moldova (NA) 4.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Mongolia (NA) 4.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1997 - Apr 2022
Montenegro (NA) 5.1 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2005 - Apr 2022
Morocco (NA) 4.6 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 2001 - Apr 2022
Mozambique (NA) 4.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2022
Myanmar (NA) 6.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Sep 2010 - Mar 2021
Nepal (NA) 6.5 Apr 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Apr 2022
Netherlands (NA) 0.1 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 1999 - Apr 2022
New Zealand (NA) 2.3 Apr 2022 monthly Sep 2005 - Apr 2022
Nigeria (NA) 9.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2022
Norway (NA) 7.7 May 2022 monthly Jan 1999 - May 2022
Oman (NA) 5.2 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1975 - Mar 2022
Pakistan (NA) 1.3 May 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - May 2022
Palestinian Territory (NA) 1.0 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2011 - Mar 2022
Panama (NA) 7.5 Sep 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2021
Paraguay (NA) 6.8 May 2022 monthly Jan 1994 - May 2022
Peru (NA) 14.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1985 - Apr 2022
Philippines (NA) 8.4 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1979 - Apr 2022
Poland (NA) 4.2 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2000 - Apr 2022
Portugal (NA) 0.4 Apr 2022 monthly Dec 1999 - Apr 2022
Qatar (NA) 14.5 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Apr 2022
Romania (NA) 3.4 Mar 2022 monthly Apr 2005 - Mar 2022
Russia (NA) 20.1 Jan 2022 monthly Jan 1998 - Jan 2022
Saudi Arabia (NA) 33.7 2021 yearly 1957 - 2021
Serbia (NA) 3.5 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Mar 2022
Singapore (NA) 8.7 Apr 2022 monthly Apr 2000 - Apr 2022
Slovakia (NA) 0.7 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 2004 - Apr 2022
Slovenia (NA) 0.1 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1996 - Mar 2022
South Africa (NA) 5.0 Apr 2022 monthly Oct 2004 - Apr 2022
Spain (NA) 1.3 Mar 2022 monthly Jan 1987 - Mar 2022
Sri Lanka (NA) 0.9 Apr 2022 monthly Jan 1982 - Apr 2022
Sudan (NA) 0.0 Dec 2017 monthly Jan 2003 - Dec 2017
Sweden (NA) 2.5 Apr 2022 monthly Mar 2000 - Apr 2022
Switzerland (NA) 40.3 Apr 2022 monthly Jun 1999 - Apr 2022
Syria (NA) 9.8 Jun 2011 quarterly Mar 1960 - Jun 2011

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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: Revenue: Tax: Income Tax (LAK bn) 1,619.010 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 (LAK bn) 21,795.660 2018 yearly 2013 - 2018
Govt Budget: Revenue: Tax: VAT (LAK bn) 5,201.470 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
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) 17.670 Feb 2022 monthly Feb 2005 - Feb 2022
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 4.001 Feb 2022 monthly Aug 2003 - Feb 2022
Total Exports to China (USD mn) 217.747 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Feb 2022
Total Imports from China (USD mn) 90.331 Feb 2022 monthly Dec 1996 - Feb 2022
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: 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: 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: 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: Intra-ASEAN: Thailand (USD th) 2,756,219.000 2021 yearly 2010 - 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: 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
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: 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
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: France (USD th) 440,000.000 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
FDI: China (USD th) 1,072,237.229 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
FDI: Vietnam (USD th) 64,508.549 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
FDI: Korea (USD th) 0.000 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
FDI: Thailand (USD th) 722,969.507 2019 yearly 2000 - 2019
FDI (USD th) 7,927,677.215 2019 yearly 2010 - 2019
FDI: Electricity, Gas and Air-Conditioning Supply (USD mn) 711.800 2017 yearly 2015 - 2017
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
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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