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Laos

Laos ( (listen), ; Lao: ລາວ, Lāo [láːw]), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, romanized: Saþalanalat Paxaþipatai Paxaxōn Lao; French: République démocratique populaire lao), commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao), is a socialist state and the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia. Located at the heart of the Indochinese peninsula, Laos is bordered by Myanmar and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southeast and Thailand to the west and southwest.Present Laos traces historic and cultural identity to the kingdom of Lan Xang Hom Khao (Kingdom of a Million Elephants Under the White Parasol), which existed from the mid-fourteenth century to early eighteenth century as one of the largest kingdoms in Southeast Asia. Due to its central geographical location in Southeast Asia, the kingdom became a hub for overland trade, turned wealthy economically and culturally. After a period of internal conflict, Lan Xang broke off into three separate kingdoms—Luang Phrabang, Vientiane, and Champasak. In 1893, the three territories came under French protectorate and were united to form what is now known... [More]
  • Last : 8,867
  • High : 9,412.6
  • Low : 8,846.3
  • Max Fluctuation : 104
  • Max Fluctuation % : 2.42%
  • Open : 9,325.1
  • Time : 20:08:11
  • Yesterday : 9,334.2
  • Change % : 5.27%
  • Change : 467.2
  • Last : 1,637.79 (LAK)
  • High : 1,654.99
  • Low : 1,625.1
  • Max Fluctuation : 7.32
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.5%
  • Open : 1,649.82
  • Time : 20:10:37
  • Yesterday : 1,649.67
  • Change % : 0.73%
  • Change : 11.88
  • Last : 49.95 (LAK)
  • High : 50.41
  • Low : 49.02
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.18
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.48%
  • Open : 49.81
  • Time : 20:08:14
  • Yesterday : 49.87
  • Change % : 0.16%
  • Change : 0.08
  • Last : 0.9184 (LAK)
  • High : 0.9234
  • Low : 0.9175
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.01
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0%
  • Open : 0.9234
  • Time : 20:08:58
  • Yesterday : 0.9188
  • Change % : 0.04%
  • Change : 0.0004

Laos Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
USD/LAK Ask 8931.79 8926.78 8920 8931.79 11.79 0.13% 2020/02/26 Time 20:08
EUR/LAK Ask 9668.6 - 9668.6 9677.5 0.00 0.00% 2020/02/15 Time 1:42
LAK/GBP Ask 9.0E-5 - 9.0E-5 9.0E-5 0.00 0.00% 2018/05/12 Time 0:00
LAK/USD Ask 0.00012 - 0.00012 0.00012 0.00 0.00% 2018/05/12 Time 0:00

Laos Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric

Balance of Trade

-163.95 19 Jun -5.16 -735 : 41.5 Quarterly USD Million

Competitiveness Index

0 19 Dec 49.27 3.9 : 50.1 Yearly Points

Competitiveness Rank

0 19 Dec 112 81 : 113 Yearly

Consumer Price Index Cpi

111.70 20 Jan 111 86.48 : 112 Monthly points

Corporate Tax Rate

24.00 20 Dec 24 24 : 35 Yearly %

Corruption Index

0 19 Dec 29 19 : 33 Yearly Points

Corruption Rank

0 19 Dec 132 77 : 168 Yearly

Credit Rating

0 20 Feb : Monthly 25

Currency

8853.36 20 Feb 8863 7573 : 8906 Daily

Current Account

-118.37 19 Sep -228 -668 : 169 Quarterly USD Million

Current Account to GDP

-7.90 18 Dec -6.9 -26.9 : 1.96 Yearly %

Ease of Doing Business

0 19 Dec 154 136 : 167 Yearly

Exports

1413.86 19 Jun 1387 11.5 : 1438 Quarterly USD Million

External Debt

0 18 Dec 8561 770 : 9762 Yearly USD Million

Fiscal Expenditure

0 18 Dec 30426 364 : 31003 Yearly LAK Billion

Food Inflation

8.80 19 Oct 4.3 -2.11 : 12.4 Monthly %

Foreign Direct Investment

113.92 19 Jun 169 8 : 913 Quarterly USD Million

Foreign Exchange Reserves

869.27 19 Jun 885 212 : 1180 Quarterly USD Million

GDP

18.13 18 Dec 16.85 0.6 : 18.13 Yearly USD Billion

GDP Annual Growth Rate

6.50 18 Dec 6.9 4 : 9.9 Yearly %

GDP Constant Prices

0 18 Dec 116422 81610 : 123903 Yearly LAK Billion

GDP From Agriculture

0 18 Dec 17750 15137 : 18195 Yearly LAK Billion

GDP From Construction

0 18 Dec 8046 4264 : 9808 Yearly LAK Billion

GDP From Manufacturing

0 18 Dec 9368 7331 : 9817 Yearly LAK Billion

GDP From Mining

0 18 Dec 10579 9379 : 11052 Yearly LAK Billion

GDP From Public Administration

0 18 Dec 7331 6063 : 7630 Yearly LAK Billion

GDP From Services

0 18 Dec 45926 32768 : 49385 Yearly LAK Billion

GDP From Transport

0 18 Dec 1715 1148 : 1818 Yearly LAK Billion

GDP From Utilities

0 18 Dec 12930 5497 : 13890 Yearly LAK Billion

GDP Per Capita Ppp

6614.50 18 Dec 6308 1708 : 6614 Yearly USD

GDP per capita

1789.10 18 Dec 1706 402 : 1789 Yearly USD

Gold Reserves

0.90 19 Jun 0.9 0.3 : 8.9 Quarterly Tonnes

Government Budget

-4.60 18 Dec -5.6 -8.9 : -2.8 Yearly %

Government Budget Value

0 18 Dec -7811 -9207 : -89.4 Yearly LAK Billion

Government Debt to GDP

53.34 18 Dec 50.03 33.61 : 81.7 Yearly %

Government Revenues

0 18 Dec 22616 275 : 23944 Yearly LAK Billion

IP Addresses

0 17 Mar 14064 3410 : 16792 Quarterly

Imports

1577.81 19 Jun 1392 124 : 1653 Quarterly USD Million

Inflation Rate

6.24 19 Dec 5.91 -2.26 : 167 Monthly %

Interest Rate

4.00 19 Dec 4 4 : 35 Daily %

Internet Speed

0 17 Mar 3666 256 : 4031 Quarterly

Military Expenditure

0 13 Dec 22.7 19.7 : 251 Yearly

Money Supply M0

0 18 Dec 8823 48.5 : 9200 Yearly LAK Billion

Money Supply M2

0 18 Dec 74678 245 : 80950 Yearly LAK Billion

Personal Income Tax Rate

24.00 19 Dec 24 24 : 28 Yearly %

Population

7.00 18 Dec 6.9 2.12 : 7 Yearly Million

Sales Tax Rate

10.00 20 Dec 10 10 : 10 Yearly %

Social Security Rate

11.50 18 Dec 11.5 9.5 : 11.5 Yearly %

Social Security Rate For Companies

6.00 18 Dec 6 4.5 : 6 Yearly %

Social Security Rate For Employees

5.50 18 Dec 5.5 4.5 : 5.5 Yearly %

Stock Market

687.19 20 Feb 678 633 : 1570 Daily

Terrorism Index

0 18 Dec 1.68 0 : 2.11 Yearly

Tourism Revenues

0 18 Dec 648 6.3 : 786 Yearly USD Million

Tourist Arrivals

0 18 Dec 3868838 102946 : 4684429 Yearly

Unemployment Rate

0.60 19 Dec 0.6 0.6 : 2.6 Yearly %
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade -163.95 -437 -437 -362 -437 -362 USD Million
Consumer Price Index Cpi 111.70 110 113 115 110 119 points
Corporate Tax Rate 24.00 24 24 24 24 24 %
Currency 8853.36 8879 8899 8920 8859 8960
Current Account -118.37 -526 -526 -549 -526 -549 USD Million
Current Account to GDP -7.90 -11.9 -11.9 -11.9 -11.9 -10.8 %
Exports 1413.86 1160 1160 1248 1160 1248 USD Million
Food Inflation 8.80 3 2.5 2.5 4.5 2.5 %
Foreign Direct Investment 113.92 546 546 560 546 560 USD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves 869.27 956 956 941 956 941 USD Million
GDP 18.13 20.5 20.5 20.5 20.5 21.9 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 6.50 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.8 %
GDP Per Capita Ppp 6614.50 7244 7244 7244 7244 7244 USD
GDP per capita 1789.10 1952 1952 1952 1952 2034 USD
Gold Reserves 0.90 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 Tonnes
Government Budget -4.60 -4 -4 -4 -4 -3.7 %
Government Debt to GDP 53.34 57 57 57 57 57.5 %
Imports 1577.81 1596 1596 1610 1596 1610 USD Million
Inflation Rate 6.24 3 3 3.5 4.5 3.5 %
Interest Rate 4.00 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 3.75 %
Personal Income Tax Rate 24.00 24 24 24 24 24 %
Population 7.00 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.3 Million
Sales Tax Rate 10.00 10 10 10 10 10 %
Social Security Rate 11.50 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.5 %
Social Security Rate For Companies 6.00 6 6 6 6 6 %
Social Security Rate For Employees 5.50 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 %
Stock Market 687.19 678 667 657 689 635
Unemployment Rate 0.60 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 %