Lao PDR - Current account balance

Current account balance (BoP, current US$)

The latest value for Current account balance (BoP, current US$) in Lao PDR was ($206,325,900.00) as of 2011. Over the past 6 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $139,406,200.00 in 2007 and ($206,325,900.00) in 2011.

Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files.

See also:

Year Value
2005 ($173,786,600.00)
2006 $75,308,540.00
2007 $139,406,200.00
2008 $77,543,820.00
2009 ($60,905,620.00)
2010 $29,309,200.00
2011 ($206,325,900.00)

Current account balance (% of GDP)

Current account balance (% of GDP) in Lao PDR was -2.49 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 6 years was 3.30 in 2007, while its lowest value was -6.35 in 2005.

Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income.

Source: International Monetary Fund, Balance of Payments Statistics Yearbook and data files, and World Bank and OECD GDP estimates.

See also:

Year Value
2005 -6.35
2006 2.18
2007 3.30
2008 1.42
2009 -1.04
2010 0.41
2011 -2.49

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments