Lao Economy

July 30, 2020 Lao PDR, Lao PDR Economy, News

AMRO’s Annual Consultation Report for Lao PDR

We are sharing the latest Annual Consultation report for Lao PDR, published on 29th of July by AMRO (ASEAN+ Macroeconomic Research Office). "Lao PDR’s GDP growth is expected to slow sharply this year due to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, calling for strong government action to safeguard public health and to support the [...]

Lao PDR in international comparison – July 2019

This document provides an updated insight into socio-economic indicators concerning Laos, in comparison with other ASEAN countries and more broadly within the global economy. It is, therefore, an exhaustive overview of the economic potential but also obstacles of Laos, which provide a complete understanding for potential investors. Socio-economic data concerning Laos are put in perspective […]

Lao PDR Charts and Figures- July 2019

This document will give an overview of the current socio-economic data concerning Laos. It looks into various areas such as GDP indicators, competitiveness and doing business, enterprises, technology in enterprises, infrastructure, vehicles in Lao PDR, tourism, remittances, exchange rates, budgets, financing, as well as other updates. To access the document, please click here: 

Lao PDR Economic Monitor

The Lao PDR Economic Monitor June 2018 was prepared by the World Bank Group. It provides information on recent economic developments and outlook. Some of the main findings and expectations include: GDP growth slightly decelerated to 6.9% in 2017, but remained robust The economy is expected to further ease to 6.7% in 2018. Recent expansion […]

January 24, 2018 Lao PDR Economy

Quality of Lao Trade Statistics

This document, produced by the IMF, accounts for trade information concerning Laos and its main trading partners: Thailand, China and Vietnam. The document warns about the uncertainty of trade data collection due to difficulty of compiling disseminated information. This translates into a high estimation of underreported goods, both exported and imported. There exist significant data […]

February 15, 2016 Lao PDR Economy

Charting Laos Economy, H1/2016

This report from Charting Economy is designed to chart out the economic outlook of Laos on a semiannual basis. It is ideal for strategic management and corporate planning functions in companies operating or looking to get in the Lao PDR. The full text of the study you can download here