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Balance of payments in Lower Mekong

BOP data taken from World Bank net balance of trade data for 2014 (except for Laos, which is for 2013). Collated for visualization on the OD Mekong Economy and commerce page (

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Field Value
Dataset topic category Economy and commerce
  • English
Use limitations License Open. You may extract, download, and make copies of the information contained in the Datasets, and you may share that information with third parties (with the exception of "Restricted Data" -
Dataset reference date January 19, 2016
Temporal extent's start date January 1, 2014
  • Cambodia
  • Viet Nam
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Thailand
  • Myanmar
Logical Consistency 2013 data is for Laos, all other countries' data are for 2014.
Process Step From the World Bank data site, select the Indicator "Net trade in goods and services (BoP, current US$)" ( Select the download in Excel format option. Open the Excel file and edit the data worksheet to remove all countries except the 2014 data column for the five Lower Mekong countries (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam) and the 2013 data for Laos, and save.
Responsible party ODI researcher: David Hill World Bank: +1 202 473 7824 or +1 800 590 1906 or by sending an email to
Attributes Excel spreadsheet with two tabs, one with data and the other with notes and source.
License CC-BY-4.0
Copyright No
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Date uploaded May 9, 2016, 10:34 (UTC)
Date modified May 9, 2016, 10:35 (UTC)