Flag Japan / Laos Flag

Exports Flag β†’ Flag  (2018): $127M, Rnk 99 / 207

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $40.8M, Cars

Exports Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $153M, Rnk 3 / 99

Top Product Flag β†’ Flag (2018): $18.2M, Coffee

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI 2.17, Rnk 1 / 137

Economic Complexity of Flag (2018): ECI -1.16, Rnk 116 / 137

GDP Flag (2018): $4.97T, CURRENT US$
Rnk 3 / 196

GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -1.32%, CURRENT US$
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GDP Flag (2018): $18B, CURRENT US$
Rnk 117 / 196

GDP GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 230%, CURRENT US$
Rnk 2 / 196

GDP PC Flag (2018): $39,290, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): -0.13%, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC Flag (2018): $2,542, CURRENT US$
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GDP PC GROWTH Flag (2008-2018): 182%, CURRENT US$
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Japan-Laos: In 2018, Japan exported $127M to Laos. The main products exported from Japan to Laos were Cars ($40.8M), Hydraulic Turbines ($8.92M), and Buses ($8.74M). During the last 23 years the exports of Japan to Laos have increased at an annualized rate of 7.01%, from $26.8M in 1995 to $127M in 2018.

Laos-Japan: In 2018, Laos exported $153M to Japan. The main products exported from Laos to Japan were Coffee ($18.2M), Wood Charcoal ($16.2M), and Leather Footwear ($14.4M). During the last 23 years the exports of Laos to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 7.91%, from $26.5M in 1995 to $153M in 2018.

Comparison: In 2018, Japan ranked 1 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI 2.17), and 4 in total exports ($713B). That same year, Laos ranked 116 in the Economic Complexity Index (ECI -1.16), and 112 in total exports ($5.09B). In terms of GDP Per Capita, Japan was ranked 27 with a GDP Per Capita of $39,290, and Laos was ranked 143 with a GDP Per Capita of $2,542.

Bilateral Trade by Products

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In 2018, Japan exported $127M to Laos. The main products exported from Japan to Laos were Cars ($40.8M), Hydraulic Turbines ($8.92M), and Buses ($8.74M). During the last 23 years the exports of Japan to Laos have increased at an annualized rate of 7.01%, from $26.8M in 1995 to $127M in 2018.

In 2018, Laos exported $153M to Japan. The main products exported from Laos to Japan were Coffee ($18.2M), Wood Charcoal ($16.2M), and Leather Footwear ($14.4M). During the last 23 years the exports of Laos to Japan have increased at an annualized rate of 7.91%, from $26.5M in 1995 to $153M in 2018.

Market Competitiveness

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Japan
Top Destination
: China, $139B

Laos
Top Destination
: Thailand, $2.6B

This map shows whether countries import more from Japan or Laos. Each country is colored based on the difference in imports they receive from Japan and Laos or the difference in the growth in imports.

In 2018, countries that imported more from Japan than Laos were China ($139B), United States ($135B), and South Korea ($51.5B).

In 2018, countries that imported more from Laos than Japan were Cape Verde ($10M).

Comparative Advantage Japan - Laos

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This chart compares trade between Japan and Laos by product, considering products traded by both, Japan and Laos.

During 2018, Japan had a large net trade with Laos in the exports of Transportation ($56.6M), Machines ($35.1M), and Textiles ($11.3M).

During 2018, Laos had a large net trade with Japan in the exports of Textiles ($43.5M), Machines ($25.4M), and Footwear and Headwear ($24.2M).

Tariff Section

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This sections shows import tariffs for products traded between Japan and Laos (using the HS6 product classification and the last year reported).

In 2018, the products from Japan that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Laos were Glucose, glucose syrup < 20% fructose (50%) and Glucose including syrup of 20%-50% dry weight fructos (50%).

In 2018, the products from Laos that paid the highest import tariffs to enter Japan were Cabbage lettuce (head lettuce) fresh or chilled (40%) and Lettuce, fresh or chilled except cabbage lettuce (40%).

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*The tariffs present between Japan and Laos are:
84: Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN ) Free Trade Area
130: Japan Generalized System of Preference
131: Japan GSP for Least Developed Countries
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Trade Forecasts

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This section shows a forecast for total trade between Japan and Laos. The forecast is based on a long short-term memory model or LSTM constructed using yearly trade data.

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Economic Complexity

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Competitive Landscape

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This visualization show the product space at the HS4 level colored from blue to red.  This mean that the more blue a dot/product is, the more Japan has comparative advantage over Laos. Similarly, the more red a dot/product is, the more Laos has comparative advantage over Japan.