Laos Trade Balance

1992 - 2020 | Quarterly | USD mn | CEIC Data

Laos Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 312.7 USD mn in Sep 2020, compared with a deficit of 9.9 USD mn in the previous quarter. Laos Trade Balance data is updated quarterly, available from Dec 1992 to Sep 2020, with an averaged value of -70.6 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 312.7 USD mn in Sep 2020 and a record low of -734.7 USD mn in Mar 2015. CEIC extends history for quarterly Trade Balance. The Bank of the Lao PDR provides Trade Balance in USD. Trade Balance prior to Q1 2004 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports, Laos Total Exports reached 1.6 USD bn in Sep 2020, an increase of 5.8 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 1.2 USD bn in Sep 2020, a decrease of 14.1 % year on year.

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Laos Trade Balance

What was Laos's Trade Balance in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
312.7 Sep 2020 -9.9 Jun 2020 -734.7 Mar 2015 312.7 Sep 2020 USD mn quarterly Dec 1992 - Sep 2020

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Albania (USD mn) -376.8 Dec 2020 monthly Oct 1998 - Dec 2020
Algeria (USD mn) -791.7 Jan 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Jan 2020
Argentina (USD mn) 141.2 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 1991 - Nov 2020
Armenia (USD mn) -197.4 Nov 2020 monthly Nov 1995 - Nov 2020
Australia (USD mn) 3,651.0 Nov 2020 monthly Jul 1971 - Nov 2020
Austria (USD mn) -377.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 1957 - Oct 2020
Azerbaijan (USD mn) -91.6 Nov 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Nov 2020
Bahrain (USD mn) 856.2 2019 yearly 1966 - 2019
Bangladesh (USD mn) -915.4 Oct 2020 monthly Jul 1986 - Oct 2020
Belarus (USD mn) 309.3 Oct 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Oct 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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