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 ($376,058,200.00) as of 2013. Over the past 29 years, the value for this indicator has fluctuated between $139,406,200.00 in 2007 and ($412,677,400.00) in 2012.

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
1984 ($121,500,000.00)
1985 ($114,000,000.00)
1986 ($111,100,000.00)
1987 ($138,100,000.00)
1988 ($77,700,000.00)
1989 ($81,300,000.00)
1990 ($54,900,000.00)
1991 ($29,600,000.00)
1992 ($48,400,000.00)
1993 ($35,700,000.00)
1994 ($160,300,000.00)
1995 ($236,700,000.00)
1996 ($265,100,000.00)
1997 ($206,000,000.00)
1998 ($76,500,000.00)
1999 $89,700,000.00
2000 ($8,470,000.00)
2001 ($67,328,450.00)
2002 $8,271,369.00
2003 ($29,706,050.00)
2004 ($178,237,000.00)
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)
2012 ($412,677,400.00)
2013 ($376,058,200.00)

Current account balance (% of GDP)

Current account balance (% of GDP) in Lao PDR was -3.36 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 29 years was 6.17 in 1999, while its lowest value was -14.15 in 1996.

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
1984 -6.91
1985 -4.82
1986 -6.25
1987 -12.70
1988 -12.97
1989 -11.39
1990 -6.34
1991 -2.88
1992 -4.29
1993 -2.69
1994 -10.38
1995 -13.42
1996 -14.15
1997 -11.79
1998 -5.98
1999 6.17
2000 -0.49
2001 -3.81
2002 0.47
2003 -1.47
2004 -7.53
2005 -6.35
2006 2.18
2007 3.30
2008 1.42
2009 -1.04
2010 0.41
2011 -2.49
2012 -4.41
2013 -3.36

Classification

Topic: Economic Policy & Debt Indicators

Sub-Topic: Balance of payments