2021
Exports | Imports
$339M | $226kWorld Rnk 26 / 103
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World Rnk 57 / 103
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2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Laos
-0.7Rnk 95 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Copper Ore
-1.97Rnk 993 / 1024

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Exports In 2021, Laos exported $339M in Copper Ore, making it the 26th largest exporter of Copper Ore in the world. At the same year, Copper Ore was the 4th most exported product in Laos. The main destination of Copper Ore exports from Laos are: China ($338M), Vietnam ($588k), Cambodia ($324k), Thailand ($167k), and Belgium ($25.3k).

The fastest growing export markets for Copper Ore of Laos between 2020 and 2021 were Vietnam ($548k), Cambodia ($184k), and Thailand ($105k).

Imports In 2021, Laos imported $226k in Copper Ore, becoming the 57th largest importer of Copper Ore in the world. At the same year, Copper Ore was the 745th most imported product in Laos. Laos imports Copper Ore primarily from: Thailand ($160k), Hong Kong ($41.2k), China ($13.4k), and Philippines ($10.9k).

The fastest growing import markets in Copper Ore for Laos between 2020 and 2021 were Thailand ($96.7k), Hong Kong ($41.2k), and China ($13.4k).

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* Using January 2020 exchange rates when trade data is reported in local currency.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

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EXPORTS (2021)$339M
IMPORTS (2021)$226k
NET TRADE (2021)$339M

In 2021, Laos exported $339M in Copper Ore. The main destinations of Laos exports on Copper Ore were China ($338M), Vietnam ($588k), Cambodia ($324k), Thailand ($167k), and Belgium ($25.3k).

In 2021, Laos imported $226k in Copper Ore, mainly from Thailand ($160k), Hong Kong ($41.2k), China ($13.4k), and Philippines ($10.9k).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Copper Ore EXPORT MARKETS FOR Laos WERE (2020 - 2021):
Vietnam$548k (1.4k%)
Cambodia$184k (132%)
Thailand$105k (171%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Copper Ore BY Laos WERE (2020 - 2021):China-$77.2M (-18.6%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Laos's main exporting competitors in Copper Ore were:
Chile $29.7B
Peru $15.3B
In 2021, Laos's main importing competitors in Copper Ore were:
China $52.4B
Japan $12.2B

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Trade Value of Copper Ore by Exporters

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