2021
Exports | Imports
$1.79B | $646MWorld Rnk 41 / 172
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World Rnk 29 / 176
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2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of Laos
-0.7Rnk 95 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Gold
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Exports In 2021, Laos exported $1.79B in Gold, making it the 41st largest exporter of Gold in the world. At the same year, Gold was the 2nd most exported product in Laos. The main destination of Gold exports from Laos are: Australia ($662M), China ($372M), Thailand ($309M), Switzerland ($233M), and Hong Kong ($140M).

The fastest growing export markets for Gold of Laos between 2020 and 2021 were Australia ($507M), China ($353M), and Switzerland ($161M).

Imports In 2021, Laos imported $646M in Gold, becoming the 29th largest importer of Gold in the world. At the same year, Gold was the 2nd most imported product in Laos. Laos imports Gold primarily from: Thailand ($385M), Switzerland ($260M), United States ($869k), and Australia ($1.58k).

The fastest growing import markets in Gold for Laos between 2020 and 2021 were Thailand ($376M), Switzerland ($260M), and United States ($407k).

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Dec 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

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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)$1.79B
IMPORTS (2021)$646M
NET TRADE (2021)$1.14B

In 2021, Laos exported $1.79B in Gold. The main destinations of Laos exports on Gold were Australia ($662M), China ($372M), Thailand ($309M), Switzerland ($233M), and Hong Kong ($140M).

In 2021, Laos imported $646M in Gold, mainly from Thailand ($385M), Switzerland ($260M), United States ($869k), and Australia ($1.58k).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

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THE FASTEST GROWING Gold EXPORT MARKETS FOR Laos WERE (2020 - 2021):
Australia$507M (328%)
China$353M (1.86k%)
Switzerland$161M (224%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Gold BY Laos WERE (2020 - 2021):
Singapore-$66.4M (-100%)
India-$35.3M (-32.5%)
Canada-$485k (-100%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, Laos's main exporting competitors in Gold were:
In 2021, Laos's main importing competitors in Gold were:

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Trade Value of Gold by Exporters

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