2021
Exports | Imports
$1.96B | $69MWorld Rnk 12 / 97
Flag Rnk 1 / 742
World Rnk 67 / 118
Flag Rnk 18 / 1118
2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Laos
-0.7Rnk 95 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Electricity
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Exports In 2021, Laos exported $1.96B in Electricity, making it the 12th largest exporter of Electricity in the world. At the same year, Electricity was the 1st most exported product in Laos. The main destination of Electricity exports from Laos are: Thailand ($1.78B), Cambodia ($109M), Vietnam ($67.2M), Burma ($159k), and Malaysia ($66.5k).

The fastest growing export markets for Electricity of Laos between 2020 and 2021 were Thailand ($424M), Cambodia ($69.1M), and Vietnam ($27.8M).

Imports In 2021, Laos imported $69M in Electricity, becoming the 67th largest importer of Electricity in the world. At the same year, Electricity was the 18th most imported product in Laos. Laos imports Electricity primarily from: Thailand ($63.4M), Vietnam ($4.61M), and China ($944k).

The fastest growing import markets in Electricity for Laos between 2020 and 2021 were Vietnam ($1.95M).

Latest Trends

Dec 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

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The following visualization shows the latest trends on Electricity. Countries are shown based on data availability.

* 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)$1.96B
IMPORTS (2021)$69M
NET TRADE (2021)$1.89B

In 2021, Laos exported $1.96B in Electricity. The main destinations of Laos exports on Electricity were Thailand ($1.78B), Cambodia ($109M), Vietnam ($67.2M), Burma ($159k), and Malaysia ($66.5k).

In 2021, Laos imported $69M in Electricity, mainly from Thailand ($63.4M), Vietnam ($4.61M), and China ($944k).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Electricity EXPORT MARKETS FOR Laos WERE (2020 - 2021):
Thailand$424M (31.2%)
Cambodia$69.1M (175%)
Vietnam$27.8M (70.7%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Electricity BY Laos WERE (2020 - 2021):
Burma-$11.5M (-98.6%)
Malaysia-$60.3k (-47.6%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Laos's main exporting competitors in Electricity were:
Germany $9.88B
France $8.46B
Czechia $3.53B
In 2021, Laos's main importing competitors in Electricity were:
Italy $7.44B
Germany $5.98B
France $4.19B

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Trade Value of Electricity by Exporters

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