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Laos

Laos ( (listen), ; Lao: ລາວ, Lāo [láːw]), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxôn Lao), is a socialist state and the only landlocked country in Southeast Asia. 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. Its capital and largest city is Vientiane. Present-day Laos traces its historic and cultural identity to Lan Xang, which existed from the 14th century to the 18th century as one of the largest kingdoms in Southeast Asia. Because of its central geographical location in Southeast Asia, the kingdom became a hub for overland trade and became wealthy economically and culturally. After a period of internal conflict, Lan Xang broke into three separate kingdoms—Luang Phrabang, Vientiane, and Champasak. In 1893, the three territories came under a French protectorate and were united to form what is now known as Laos. It briefly gained independence in 1945 after Japanese occupation but was re-colonised by France until it won autonomy in 1949. Laos became independent in 1953, with a constitutional... [More]
  • Last : 56,595.62
  • High : 57,343.38
  • Low : 55,895.13
  • Max Fluctuation : 361.58
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.66%
  • Open : 57,217.87
  • Time : 21:18:53
  • Yesterday : 57,217.87
  • Change % : 1.1%
  • Change : 622.25
  • Last : 1,764.64 (LAK)
  • High : 1,783.37
  • Low : 1,762.84
  • Max Fluctuation : 4.78
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.14%
  • Open : 1,779.18
  • Time : 21:18:49
  • Yesterday : 1,779.27
  • Change % : 0.83%
  • Change : 14.63
  • Last : 66.49 (LAK)
  • High : 67.31
  • Low : 62.73
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.05
  • Max Fluctuation % : 5.99%
  • Open : 65.47
  • Time : 21:18:47
  • Yesterday : 65.44
  • Change % : 1.6%
  • Change : 1.05
  • Last : 0.885 (LAK)
  • High : 0.8853
  • Low : 0.8814
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.8842
  • Time : 21:16:24
  • Yesterday : 0.8843
  • Change % : 0.08%
  • Change : 0.0007

Laos Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
EUR/LAK Ask 12367.2 12362.8 12319.9 12410.9 41.90 0.34% 2021/12/02 Time 21:23
USD/LAK Ask 10938.6 10892.9 10892.3 10938.6 48.60 0.45% 2021/12/02 Time 16:51
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

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Range Frequency Metric
Balance of Trade
172.71 21 Jun 309 -630 : 395 Quarterly Jun/21
Competitiveness Index
0 19 Dec 49.27 3.9 : 50.1 Yearly
Competitiveness Rank
0 19 Dec 112 81 : 113 Yearly
Consumer Price Index Cpi
119.21 21 Aug 118 35.7 : 119 Monthly
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
0 21 Oct 59.66 0.56 : 59.66 Daily
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
0 21 Oct 4402770 40732 : 4402770 Daily
Corporate Tax Rate
20.00 21 Dec 24 20 : 35 Yearly
Corruption Index
0 20 Dec 29 19 : 33 Yearly
Corruption Rank
0 20 Dec 130 77 : 168 Yearly
Credit Rating
0 21 Oct : Monthly 20
Currency
10139.90 21 Oct 10150 7573 : 10218 Daily
Current Account
-46.52 21 Jun -47.18 -676 : 299 Quarterly
Current Account to GDP
-0.60 20 Dec -6.99 -26.9 : 1.96 Yearly
Ease of Doing Business
0 19 Dec 154 136 : 167 Yearly
Exports
1781.94 21 Jun 2030 11.5 : 2030 Quarterly
External Debt
0 20 Dec 9936 770 : 10610 Yearly
Fiscal Expenditure
0 20 Dec 30624 364 : 31002 Yearly Dec/20
Food Inflation
4.44 21 Jul 4.1 -2.11 : 12.4 Monthly
Foreign Direct Investment
199.61 21 Jun 340 8 : 580 Quarterly
Foreign Exchange Reserves
1167.63 21 Jun 1254 212 : 1352 Quarterly
GDP
19.14 20 Dec 18.25 0.6 : 19.14 Yearly
GDP Annual Growth Rate
0.40 20 Dec 5.5 0.4 : 9.9 Yearly
GDP Constant Prices
0 20 Dec 129726 81610 : 134720 Yearly
GDP From Agriculture
0 20 Dec 18194 15137 : 18404 Yearly
GDP From Construction
0 20 Dec 11936 4264 : 13661 Yearly
GDP From Manufacturing
0 20 Dec 10622 7331 : 11986 Yearly
GDP From Mining
0 20 Dec 9885 8233 : 11052 Yearly
GDP From Public Administration
0 20 Dec 7695 6063 : 8133 Yearly
GDP From Services
0 20 Dec 52409 32768 : 52409 Yearly
GDP From Transport
0 20 Dec 1944 1148 : 1944 Yearly
GDP From Utilities
0 20 Dec 14150 5497 : 17000 Yearly
GDP Per Capita Ppp
7805.80 20 Dec 7887 1965 : 7887 Yearly
GDP per capita
1835.66 20 Dec 1855 402 : 1855 Yearly
Gold Reserves
0.88 20 Sep 0.88 0.33 : 8.88 Quarterly
Government Budget
-5.22 20 Dec -3.2 -8.9 : -2.8 Yearly
Government Budget Value
0 20 Dec -5283 -9012 : -89.4 Yearly Dec/20
Government Debt to GDP
55.66 20 Dec 53.08 33.61 : 81.7 Yearly Dec/20
Government Revenues
0 20 Dec 25341 275 : 25341 Yearly Dec/20
IP Addresses
0 17 Mar 14064 3410 : 16792 Quarterly
Imports
1609.23 21 Jun 1721 124 : 1835 Quarterly
Inflation Rate
3.81 21 Aug 4.7 -2.26 : 167 Monthly
Inflation Rate Mom
0 21 Aug 1.35 -1.86 : 3.55 Monthly
Interest Rate
3.00 21 Sep 3 3 : 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 20 Dec 10990 48.5 : 12195 Yearly
Money Supply M2
0 20 Dec 96186 245 : 111895 Yearly
Personal Income Tax Rate
25.00 21 Dec 25 24 : 28 Yearly
Population
7.30 20 Dec 7.12 2.12 : 7.3 Yearly
Sales Tax Rate
10.00 21 Dec 10 10 : 10 Yearly
Social Security Rate
11.50 21 Dec 11.5 9.5 : 11.5 Yearly
Social Security Rate For Companies
6.00 21 Dec 6 4.5 : 6 Yearly
Social Security Rate For Employees
5.50 21 Dec 5.5 4.5 : 5.5 Yearly
Stock Market
598.44 21 Oct 610 537 : 1570 Daily
Terrorism Index
0 19 Dec 1.03 0 : 2.11 Yearly
Tourism Revenues
0 20 Dec 935 6.3 : 935 Yearly
Tourist Arrivals
0 20 Dec 4791065 102946 : 4791065 Yearly
Unemployment Rate
1.00 20 Dec 0.6 0.6 : 2.6 Yearly
Indicator Actual Q2/19 Q3/19 Q4/19 Q1/20 2020 Metric
Balance of Trade 172.71 -362 -362 -362 -362 -362 Jun/21
Consumer Price Index Cpi 119.21 118 120 123 119 124
Corporate Tax Rate 20.00 24 24 24 24 24
Currency 10139.90 10228 10265 10303 10192 10377
Current Account -46.52 -549 -549 -549 -549 -549
Current Account to GDP -0.60 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5 -7.5
Exports 1781.94 1248 1248 1248 1248 1248
Food Inflation 4.44 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5
Foreign Direct Investment 199.61 250 250 250 250 250
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1167.63 941 941 941 941 941
GDP 19.14 19.9 19.9 19.9 19.9 20.4
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.40 4.8 4.8 4.5 3.5 4.8
GDP Per Capita Ppp 7805.80 7950 7950 7950 7490 7950
GDP per capita 1835.66 1920 1920 1920 1875 1920
Gold Reserves 0.88 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Government Budget -5.22 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -7.5 -5.3
Government Debt to GDP 55.66 58.2 58.2 58.2 57.7 58.2 Dec/20
Imports 1609.23 1610 1610 1610 1610 1610
Inflation Rate 3.81 3.2 3 3.5 4.5 3.6
Interest Rate 3.00 3 3 3 3 3
Personal Income Tax Rate 25.00 24 24 24 24 24
Population 7.30 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.4
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 598.44 578 563 548 594 519
Unemployment Rate 1.00 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.8 1.6