Overview In 2020, Laos was the number 113 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 105 in total exports, the number 121 in total imports,
the number 141 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 104 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).
Exports The top exports of Laos are Electricity ($1.93B), Gold ($553M), Rubber ($360M), Refined Copper ($335M), and Copper Ore ($309M), exporting mostly to Thailand ($2.95B), China ($1.68B), Vietnam ($440M), Japan ($127M), and Germany ($118M).
Imports The top imports of Laos are Refined Petroleum ($527M), Bovine ($154M), Cars ($145M), Iron Structures ($124M), and Broadcasting Equipment ($114M), importing mostly from Thailand ($3.36B), China ($1.42B), Vietnam ($566M), Japan ($142M), and Germany ($57.4M).
Location Laos borders Burma, Cambodia, China, Thailand, and Vietnam by land.