Dynamics of US trade with Laos from 2013 to 2018

Published or Updated: Mar 26, 2020

The dynamics of US trade in goods with Laos from 2013 to 2018: turnover, exports, imports, balance, rank, share, products.

Dynamics of US foreign trade with Laos from 2013 to 2018 (in million US dollars)
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Turnover 57 63 72 88 124 161
Exports 24 28 25 31 26 15
Imports 32 35 48 57 99 146
Balance -8 -6 -23 -26 -73 -131
Dynamics of the rank and share of Laos in US foreign trade from 2013 to 2018
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Rank in US trade 172 175 168 165 159 150
Share in US trade, % 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.003 0.004
Rank in US exports 179 178 178 173 177 187
Share in US exports, % 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.001
Rank in US import 148 149 144 133 122 115
Share in US imports, % 0.001 0.001 0.002 0.003 0.004 0.006
Dynamics of the structure of US exports to Laos by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total exports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 6.6 7.3 4.6 3.2 5.0 13.7
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 1.7 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 7.3 15.0 5.9 1.7 6.8 11.1
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.3 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 4.1 4.8 7.9 41.4 2.6 1.7
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 25.4 18.9 30.4 21.1 22.2 16.4
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 10.5 10.8 6.9 0.7 1.1 0.3
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 42.3 36.5 41.2 27.9 58.0 52.6
Dynamics of the structure of US imports from Laos by product types from 2013 to 2018 (percent of total imports)
Рroduct type 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) 5.7 14.6 12.8 8.1 3.3 3.1
Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) 28.1 16.9 27.4 15.8 3.9 6.8
Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) 0.9 0.6 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.1
Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) 26.2 29.8 20.9 13.8 11.9 8.4
Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) 19.2 14.5 20.5 25.5 12.0 9.2
Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) 16.7 21.0 12.9 11.4 6.8 8.1
Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) 0.0 1.3 3.3 23.3 60.0 62.0
Dynamics of US exports to Laos from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0.3 0.1 0.1 0 0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 0.2 0.1 0.0 0 0.1 0.1
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 0.1 0.2 0 0 0 0
10 Cereals 0.6 0.7 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.6
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0 0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.1 0.0 0.3 0.1 0 0.4
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 0.2 0.3 0 0.1 0.2 0.2
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0 0.1 0 0 0 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.3 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.2
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.1
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0 0.1 0.2 0 0.1
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.1 0.1 0 0 0 0.3
26 Ores, slag and ash 0.3 0 0 0 0.0 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.2 0.0 0.0 0 0 0.1
29 Organic chemicals 0.1 0.1 0 0.1 0.1 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.5 3.5 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.2 0.1 0 0.0 0.1 0.4
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 0.5 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2
39 Plastics and articles thereof 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.1 1.0 0.8
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.1 0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 0.1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
52 Cotton 0 0 0.0 0 0.1 0
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.9 1.3 1.9 12.6 0.4 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0 0 0.2 0 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.1 0.0 0 0 0.1 0.2
70 Glass and glassware​ 0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6.2 5.4 7.5 6.5 5.7 2.4
72 Iron and steel 0 0.9 0.4 0.0 0 0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 0 0.1 0 0 0 0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 2.5 1.9 1.1 0.1 0.2 0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 0.0 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 4.9 4.0 5.1 3.7 10.3 1.6
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 1.1 2.0 1.0 1.0 0.6 0.3
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 2.8 2.1 1.4 1.9 2.5 4.2
88 Aircraft, spacecraft and parts thereof​ 0.5 0.6 1.8 1.2 0.6 0.6
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 1.1 1.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 1.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.1 0
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.5 0.2
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0.0 0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 0.4 1.1 0.3 0.5 0.4 0.3
Dynamics of US imports from Laos from 2013 to 2018 by product groups (in million US dollars)
HS
code
Name of product group 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0 0 0 0.0 0.5 0.1
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 1.6 4.3 5.6 4.3 2.5 3.8
10 Cereals 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0 0.2 0 0 0.1 0.0
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.1 0 0.0 0 0 0
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 0 0.1 0.0 0.0 0 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 7.0 3.1 9.6 6.8 1.8 6.5
31 Fertilizers 0 0.0 0.1 0.0 0 0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 2.1 2.4 2.3 2.0 1.7 2.7
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.2 0.4 0.7
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 0.1 0 0 0.0 0 0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal​ 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.1
50 Silk 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.1
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted​​ 7.8 8.7 6.9 5.1 5.4 5.3
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 0.6 1.6 2.9 1.9 3.2 1.9
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.8 2.9 5.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 6.2 5.0 9.8 14.6 11.8 13.5
73 Articles of iron or steel 5.0 7.2 5.9 6.5 6.7 11.3
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.4 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.5
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof​ 0 0 0 0 0.2 3.8
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 0 0 0.0 11.4 56.2 82.6
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 0 0 0 0 0.1 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0 0.5 1.6 1.9 2.7 4.2
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 0.8 0.3 0.5 0.6 1.6 3.1
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce