The higher prices of fuel and consumer goods and the continuing depreciation of the Lao currency kip are among the main factors driving the inflation.Read more
The move is aimed at reducing the amount of money in circulation and curbing the spiralling inflation rate, which was recorded at 9.9 percent in April.Read more
The year-on-year inflation rate in Laos surged to 9.9 percent in April, the highest figure recorded since January 2016Read more
Laos is suffering from one of the highest inflation rates in the region, raising concerns as the population suffers from financial hardshipRead more
Laos saw the year-on-year inflation rate moving up from 3.81 percent in August to 4.17 percent in SeptemberRead more
The consumer price index has continued to surge despite measures imposed by the government to manage the prices of goods in local markets.Read more
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 113.61 points in February, indicating an inflation rate of 1.91 percent year-on-year, down from the 2.01 percent recorded in JanuaryRead more
Although inflation is trending downwards, many people feel their personal situation has not improved at all due to the mismatch between their income and spending.Read more
The price of food and beverages increased by 9.91 percent year-on-year and 2.19 percent month-on-monthRead more
The inflation rate is increasing in Laos despite the government’s measures to regulate the prices of goods in the local markets.Read more
Inflation continued to increase in December, sending a strong warning that serious action is needed to rein in the price of goods and services to prevent them rising furtherRead more
Laos recorded its highest inflation rates this year in July and August, but economists say overall regional inflation remains low linked to lower commodity prices.
According to the Bank of the Lao PDR, the Consumer Price Index in July this year stood at 102.04 with the inflation rate at 1.97 percent before declining to 1.85 percent in August.
Generally speaking, the inflation rate in Laos has been lower than …