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Laos ( (listen)), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic, 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 monarchy under Sisavang Vong. A post-independence civil war began, which saw the communist resistance,... [More]
  • Last : 24,291.85
  • High : 24,413.95
  • Low : 24,231.07
  • Max Fluctuation : 55.92
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.04%
  • Open : 24,282.46
  • Time : 04:13:40
  • Yesterday : 24,282.46
  • Change % : 0.04%
  • Change : 9.39
  • Last : 1,799.93 (LAK)
  • High : 1,802.3
  • Low : 1,799.59
  • Max Fluctuation : 1.1
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.06%
  • Open : 1,802.2
  • Time : 04:13:56
  • Yesterday : 1,803.64
  • Change % : 0.21%
  • Change : 3.71
  • Last : 91.81 (LAK)
  • High : 91.94
  • Low : 91.22
  • Max Fluctuation : 0.64
  • Max Fluctuation % : 0.65%
  • Open : 91.27
  • Time : 04:13:56
  • Yesterday : 91.88
  • Change % : 0.08%
  • Change : 0.07
  • Last : 0.9748 (LAK)
  • High : 0.975
  • Low : 0.9747
  • Max Fluctuation : -
  • Max Fluctuation % : -
  • Open : 0.9748
  • Time : 04:10:35
  • Yesterday : 0.9747
  • Change % : 0.01%
  • Change : 0.0001

Laos Currency Markets

Indicator Value Previous Low High Change Change % Time Chart
EUR/LAK Ask 15641.4 15645.9 15639.8 15645.9 3.00 0.02% 2022/08/15 Time 4:10
USD/LAK Ask 15245 - 15233 15245 0.00 0.00% 2022/08/12 Time 19:24
LAK/GBP Ask 0.0001 - 0.0001 0.0001 0.00 0.00% 2022/04/30 Time 14:39
LAK/USD Ask 0.0001 - 0.0001 0.0001 0.00 0.00% 2022/04/30 Time 14:32

Economic Indicators + Forecasts

  • Actual

  • Forecast

Indicator Last Time Previous Metric
Balance of Trade
311 21 Dec 515 USD Million
Competitiveness Index
50.1 19 Dec 49.27 Points
Competitiveness Rank
113 19 Dec 112
Consumer Price Index CPI
144 22 Jun 131 points
Coronavirus Vaccination Rate
150 22 Aug 150 doses per 100 people
Coronavirus Vaccination Total
11111066 22 Aug 11105076 doses
Corporate Tax Rate
20 21 Dec 24 percent
Corruption Index
30 21 Dec 29 Points
Corruption Rank
128 21 Dec 137
Credit Rating
15 22 Aug
Currency
15205 22 Aug 15205
Current Account
71.96 21 Dec 311 USD Million
Current Account to GDP
-0.6 20 Dec -6.99 percent of GDP
Ease of Doing Business
154 19 Dec 154
Exports
1877 21 Dec 1987 USD Million
External Debt
10610 20 Dec 9936 USD Million
Fiscal Expenditure
30858 20 Dec 30624 LAK Billion
Food Inflation
8.2 22 May 5.7 percent
Foreign Direct Investment
208 21 Dec 293 USD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves
1263 21 Dec 1200 USD Million
GDP
18.83 21 Dec 18.98 USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate
0.4 20 Dec 5.5 percent
GDP Constant Prices
134720 20 Dec 129726 LAK Billion
GDP From Agriculture
18404 20 Dec 18194 LAK Billion
GDP From Construction
13661 20 Dec 11936 LAK Billion
GDP From Manufacturing
11986 20 Dec 10622 LAK Billion
GDP From Mining
8233 20 Dec 9885 LAK Billion
GDP From Public Administration
8133 20 Dec 7695 LAK Billion
GDP From Services
51783 20 Dec 52409 LAK Billion
GDP From Transport
1888 20 Dec 1944 LAK Billion
GDP From Utilities
17000 20 Dec 14150 LAK Billion
GDP per capita
2582 21 Dec 2554 USD
GDP per capita PPP
7896 21 Dec 7811 USD
Government Budget
-5.22 20 Dec -3.2 percent of GDP
Government Budget Value
-9012 20 Dec -5283 LAK Billion
Government Debt to GDP
55.66 20 Dec 53.08 percent of GDP
Government Revenues
21846 20 Dec 25341 LAK Billion
IP Addresses
13805 17 Mar 14064 IP
Imports
1566 21 Dec 1473 USD Million
Inflation Rate
23.6 22 Jun 12.8 percent
Inflation Rate Mom
10 22 Jun 5.7 percent
Interest Rate
3.1 22 May 3 percent
Internet Speed
4031 17 Mar 3666 KBps
Money Supply M0
12195 20 Dec 10990 LAK Billion
Money Supply M2
111895 20 Dec 96186 LAK Billion
Personal Income Tax Rate
25 21 Dec 25 percent
Population
7.3 20 Dec 7.12 Million
Stock Market
590 22 Aug 589 points
Terrorism Index
0.44 19 Dec 1.03
Tourism Revenues
213 20 Dec 935 USD Million
Tourist Arrivals
894776 20 Dec 4791065
Unemployment Rate
1.3 21 Dec 1 percent
Indicator Actual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Metric
Balance of Trade 311 -362 -362 -362 -362 USD Million
Consumer Price Index CPI 144 144 140 139 157 points
Corporate Tax Rate 20 24 24 24 percent
Currency 15205 15413 15625 15839 16055
Current Account 71.96 -549 -549 -549 -549 USD Million
Current Account to GDP -0.6 -7.5 -8 -8 percent of GDP
Exports 1877 1248 1248 1248 1248 USD Million
Food Inflation 8.2 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 percent
Foreign Direct Investment 208 250 250 250 250 USD Million
Foreign Exchange Reserves 1263 941 941 941 941 USD Million
GDP 18.83 20.4 20.4 20.4 USD Billion USD Billion
GDP Annual Growth Rate 0.4 4.5 4.8 4.8 4.8 percent
GDP per capita 2582 1920 1920 1920 USD USD
GDP per capita PPP 7896 7950 7950 7950 USD USD
Government Budget -5.22 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 -5.3 percent of GDP
Government Debt to GDP 55.66 58.2 58.2 58.2 percent of GDP
Imports 1566 1610 1610 1610 1610 USD Million
Inflation Rate 23.6 20.5 16.5 12.2 8.5 percent
Interest Rate 3.1 3 3 3 3 percent
Personal Income Tax Rate 25 24 24 24 percent
Population 7.3 7.4 7.4 7.4 Million Million
Stock Market 590 568 546 525 505 points
Unemployment Rate 1.3 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 percent