Lao dancers during new year celebrations. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
Lao dancers during new year celebrations. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Charting the progress

Numbers can often paint a better picture of a story than words: here's a snapshot of the landlocked nation's fast-paced growth

December 10, 2016 9:54 AM (UTC+8)

Numbers can often give a better picture of a story than words. Here, then, in six graphs comparing the country with other ASEAN states, and the ASEAN as a bloc, is a quick summary of the Laos People’s Democratic Republic’s fast-paced growth in recent years.

Read: Out of obscurity

Read: The long march forward

NOTE: in the chart below, the lower the number the better

Source: Google, tradingeconomics.com

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