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Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Recent Economic Developments

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1997/68

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 August 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822403.002

ISBN: 9781451822403

Keywords: inflation, monetary policy, foreign currency, monetary fund, central bank

This paper reviews economic developments in Lao People's Democratic Republic during 1996. The paper notes that real GDP growth of nearly 7 percent was readied despite disappointing growth in the agricultural sector...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Recent Economic Developments

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Recent Economic Developments »

Volume/Issue: 1996/54

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 July 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822397.002

ISBN: 9781451822397

Keywords: commercial banks, foreign exchange, banking, foreign currency, banking system

This paper reviews economic developments in Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) during 1992-95. To highlight in more detail the factors that contributed to Lao PDRs macroeconomic performance during 1992-95, the...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2008/341

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 October 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822601.002

ISBN: 9781451822601

Keywords: budget, interest, local authorities, deficit, state budget

This paper focuses on Second Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper for Lao People's Democratic Republic. The economic sectors have undergone significant restructuring. This restructuring has been concentrated on product...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2007/359

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822571.002

ISBN: 9781451822571

Keywords: exchange rate, macroeconomic impact, aggregate demand, macroeconomic stability

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix for the Lao People's Democratic Republic (PDR) review the macroeconomic impact of the resource sector. Lao PDR's economic performance is becoming increasingly dep...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2005/9

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 January 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822540.002

ISBN: 9781451822540

Keywords: debt, debt service, interest, revenues, public sector

This Selected Issues paper and Statistical Appendix for the Lao People's Democratic Republic underlies debt sustainability analysis. Sensitivity analysis reveals that if the pace of economic reforms falters, the de...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2006/398

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 November 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822557.002

ISBN: 9781451822557

Keywords: revenues, budget, deficit, revenue sharing, tax administration

Progress in fiscal reforms, especially with regard to revenue mobilization, will require a broader reform of center-province fiscal relations in Lao People's Democratic Republic. There are challenges ahead to restr...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Selected Issues and Statistical Appendix »

Volume/Issue: 2002/61

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822434.002

ISBN: 9781451822434

Keywords: foreign currency, inflation, foreign assets, net foreign assets, monetary policy

This Selected Issues paper examines the main causes for the surge in dollarization in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). It explores various strategies that may be adopted to maintain low inflation and...

Lao People's Democratic Republic
			: Selected Issues

Lao People's Democratic Republic : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2002/207

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 September 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451822519.002

ISBN: 9781451822519

Keywords: debt, debt service, budget, public debt, capital expenditure

This Selected Issues paper examines the reform of state-owned banks and enterprises in Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR). It highlights that recurring high levels of nonperforming loans of state-owned comm...

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...

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...