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Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lao People's Democratic Republic

Lao People's Democratic Republic : 2016 Article IV Consultation-Press Release; Staff Report; and Statement by the Executive Director for Lao People's Democratic Republic »

Volume/Issue: 2017/53

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 February 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475579451.002

ISBN: 9781475579451

Keywords: Asia and Pacific

This 2016 Article IV Consultation highlights that the real GDP growth of Lao People's Democratic Republic is expected to moderate from 7.5 percent in 2015 to 7 percent in 2016. Domestic activity has slowed followin...

When China Sneezes Does ASEAN Catch a Cold?

When China Sneezes Does ASEAN Catch a Cold? »

Volume/Issue: 2016/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sohrab Rafiq

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475552607.001

ISBN: 9781475552607

Keywords: Cambodia, Cambodia, China, Cross country analysis, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Emerging markets, Economic integration, Economic growth, Philippines, Indonesia

This paper looks at the effects of a China slowdown on Emerging Market Economies (Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand) and Frontier Developing Economies (Cambodia, Lao P.D.R., and Vietnam) in ASEAN. The main finding...

China's Changing Trade and the Implications for the CLMV

China's Changing Trade and the Implications for the CLMV »

Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers

Author(s): Koshy Mathai , Geoff Gottlieb , Gee Hee Hong , Sung Eun Jung , Jochen M. Schmittmann , and Jiangyan Yu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513544991.087

ISBN: 9781513544991

Keywords: Trade partners, Global trade, Trade flows, Trade patterns, trade,labor,clmv

China's trade patterns are evolving. While it started in light manufacturing and the assembly of more sophisticated products as part of global supply chains, China is now moving up the value chain, 'onshoring' the...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Staff Report for the 2014 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2015/45

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498341752.002

ISBN: 9781498341752

Keywords: exchange, inflation, exchange rate, monetary fund

This 2014 Article IV Consultation highlights that the real GDP growth of Lao People's Democratic Republic is expected to moderate from 8 percent in 2013 to 7.5 percent in 2014. Domestic activity has slowed, and cre...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/369

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 December 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484319178.002

ISBN: 9781484319178

Keywords: current account, public debt, balance of payments, current account deficit, current account balance

This 2013 Article IV Consultation highlights that over the past year, the economy of the Lao People's Democratic Republic has been overheating from expansionary macroeconomic policies. The fiscal deficit is estimat...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/286

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Asia and Pacific Dept

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475513196.002

ISBN: 9781475513196

Keywords: inflation, macroeconomic stability, foreign currency, foreign exchange

Against the backdrop of generally sound policies and abundant natural resources, Lao P.D.R. has made impressive progress in developing its economy and reducing poverty. The key challenge going forward is to ensure...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Staff Report and Public Information Notice

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Staff Report and Public Information Notice »

Volume/Issue: 2011/44

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 February 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455216666.002

ISBN: 9781455216666

Keywords: debt, budget, balance of payments, deficit, central bank

Recent economic development and outlook of Lao are discussed in this study. However, the economy continued to exceed its macroeconomic speed limit in 2009, putting pressure on the balance of payments. The outlook f...

The Real Exchange Rate and Growth Revisited
			: The Washington Consensus Strikes Back?

The Real Exchange Rate and Growth Revisited : The Washington Consensus Strikes Back? »

Volume/Issue: 2010/58

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Berg , and Yanliang Miao

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451963755.001

ISBN: 9781451963755

Keywords: Real Exchange Rate, Growth, Washington Consensus, exchange rate, equation, equilibrium exchange rate, exchange rates, Intertemporal Choice and Growth: General,

There is good reason and much evidence to suggest that the real exchange rate matters for economic growth, but why? The "Washington Consensus" (WC) view holds that real exchange rate misalignment implies macroecono...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Statistical Appendix

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2009/285

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 11 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822656.002

ISBN: 9781451822656

Keywords: foreign currency, net foreign assets, foreign assets

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: 2008 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion

Lao People's Democratic Republic : 2008 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Staff Supplement; Staff Statement; and Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion »

Volume/Issue: 2008/350

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822632.002

ISBN: 9781451822632

Keywords: debt, budget, article, deficit, credit growth, Staff Report,

This 2008 Article IV Consultation highlights that Lao People's Democratic Republic's (PDR) economy has performed well in recent years, owing to generally stable macroeconomic conditions and a rapidly expanding natu...