Overview In 2019 Laos was the number 115 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 104 in total exports, the number 117 in total imports,
the number 136 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 116 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Laos are Electricity ($1.33B), Copper Ore ($568M), Refined Copper ($459M), Rubber ($290M), and Gold ($240M), exporting mostly to Thailand ($2.4B), China ($1.88B), Vietnam ($1.07B), Japan ($164M), and United States ($146M).
Imports The top imports of Laos are Refined Petroleum ($803M), Cars ($236M), Bovine ($234M), Iron Structures ($149M), and Other Steel Bars ($124M), importing mostly from Thailand ($3.8B), China ($1.87B), Vietnam ($747M), Japan ($121M), and South Korea ($96.1M).
Location Laos borders Myanmar, Cambodia, China, Thailand, and Vietnam by land.