Laos
Foreign Trade
Between USA and Laos

Waterborne foreign imports from Laos to the United States in 2014 totaled $26,254,860. Exports to Laos in 2014 were $9,898,256.

Information about foreign trade between Laos and US ports is avaiable for imports and exports.

The value of container cargo imported from Laos represented 99.5% of all vessel imports, $26,125,473 versus $26,254,860.

By weight, container cargo imports from Laos represented 100.0% of all vessel shippments, 9,782,038 (kg) versus 9,786,637 (kg).

Complete details for vessel and container imports and exports since 2003 are shown in the tables and charts below.

Trade totals are only for the USA ports listed here at World Port Source.

Vessel measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $26,254,860  $9,898,256
2013  $20,538,194  $9,102,720
2012  $17,781,684  $11,257,687
2011  $51,473,023  $7,093,532
2010  $51,645,271  $4,258,604
2009  $39,537,119  $14,686,914
2008  $39,451,829  $9,782,457
2007  $17,891,364  $2,568,967
2006  $6,008,128  $1,714,881
2005  $2,267,304  $1,528,017
2004  $2,624,825  $769,240
2003  $3,368,097  $1,689,537


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Container measured by value ($US)
Year Imports Exports
2014  $26,125,473  $5,088,770
2013  $20,312,530  $4,002,509
2012  $17,550,213  $2,283,508
2011  $51,312,875  $3,679,831
2010  $51,390,650  $3,274,940
2009  $39,452,382  $3,539,237
2008  $39,249,316  $2,789,826
2007  $17,549,128  $1,465,758
2006  $5,789,836  $1,372,598
2005  $2,161,076  $1,323,017
2004  $2,266,683  $676,873
2003  $2,759,185  $523,169


Chart of foreign trade by value - $USD


Vessel measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  9,786,637  3,434,209
2013  8,343,389  2,964,900
2012  3,910,517  1,975,508
2011  9,445,977  3,721,377
2010  12,751,772  1,439,299
2009  11,597,745  15,723,623
2008  7,941,605  2,006,520
2007  7,104,329  1,106,591
2006  608,518  424,516
2005  922,055  896,291
2004  980,080  326,461
2003  812,580  3,074,324


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Container measured by weight (kg)
Year Imports Exports
2014  9,782,038  2,847,898
2013  8,226,865  2,460,847
2012  3,771,029  394,442
2011  9,369,788  1,139,526
2010  12,735,685  1,184,769
2009  11,583,874  495,127
2008  7,930,420  1,289,862
2007  6,834,102  1,001,143
2006  586,207  343,848
2005  914,825  842,174
2004  958,976  283,287
2003  329,220  163,716


Chart of foreign trade by weight - kg


Complete import and export trade data is available from the
Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau
usatrade.census.gov