Lao PDR Trade Summary

2019 Data

Lao PDR exports, imports, tariff by year.

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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Lao PDR

Overall Exports and Imports

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Exports (in US$ Mil): 5,809
No. Of products: 1,038
No. Of partners: 87
Importsmore »
Imports (in US$ Mil): 5,797
No. Of products: 3,231
No. Of partners: 120

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level

Exports (US$ Thousands)  
Electrical energy1,326,855.28
Copper ores and conc ...589,377.19
Copper cathodes and ...432,939.62
Live bovine animals, ...226,679.20
Other non-alcoholic ...220,343.23
Imports (US$ Thousands)
Petroleum oils, etc, ...734,190.41
Live bovine animals, ...228,870.11
Other non-alcoholic ...203,760.41
Parts suitable for u ...197,804.08
Diesel powered truck ...150,364.76

Top 5 Export and Import partners

Market Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Thailand2,407 41.43
China1,672 28.79
Vietnam1,055 18.16
Japan94 1.61
India91 1.56
Exporter Trade (US$ Mil) Partner share(%)
Thailand2,916 50.31
China1,681 29.00
Vietnam451 7.79
Japan118 2.04
Singapore88 1.52

Exports and Imports of Product Groups

Product Categories Exports Imports
Export(US$ Mil) Product share(%) Import(US$ Mil) Prod share(%) Weighted Average (%)
Raw materials1,689 29.08 566 9.77 1.92
Intermediate goods2,784 47.92 1,450 25.02 0.54
Consumer goods1,043 17.95 2,346 40.46 0.60
Capital goods293 5.05 1,435 24.75 0.61

Trade Indicators

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HH Market concentration index: 0.28
Index of export market penetration: 2.47
World Growth: -1.13
Country Growth: 3.72

Tariffs

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No Of Tariff Agreement: 8
Maximum Rate (%): 40
Simple Average (%): 2.72
Weighted Average (%): 0.76
Duty Free Imports (US$ Thousand): 4,061,979.45
Duty Free Tariff Lines Share (%): 60.37

Development Indicators

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GDP (current US$): 18,174
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$): 2,570.00
Trade Balance (% of GDP): ...
Trade Balance (current US$ Mil): ...
Trade in services (% of GDP): 13.35
Trade (% of GDP): ...