The Lao Statistics Bureau has highlighted three main underlying causes of inflation, amid rising concerns over the ongoing health crisis and food security.Read 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 year-on-year inflation rate continued to rise in Laos in March amid economic distress triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic.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
Laos, as a least developed country, is still largely dominated by microbusinesses, which account for 94.2 percent of all enterprises in the countryRead 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 Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Laos continues to rise despite the government’s enhanced measures to control the prices of products in local markets.Read more
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) has dipped in recent months after inflation peaked at 6.94 percent in January.Read more
A survey conducted in 2019-2020 revealed that 851,257 families in Laos work in agricultureRead more
The price of food and beverages increased by 9.91 percent year-on-year and 2.19 percent month-on-monthRead more
Xepon district in Savannakhet province and Toumlan district in Xekong province are the poorest districts in Laos with people living in extreme poverty, while pockets of poverty also exist in urban centres, according to a new report.
The Lao Statistics Bureau released the report yesterday, titled: Where Are the Poor? Its findings make up the …..