eCommerce market in Laos

Market development

eCommerce revenue development in Laos

Laos is one of the smaller markets for eCommerce with a predicted revenue of US$231.9 million by 2024. Revenue is expected to show a compound annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2028) of 16.9%, resulting in a projected market volume of US$432.9 million by 2028. With an expected increase of 23.9% in 2024, the Lao eCommerce market contributed to the worldwide growth rate of 10.4% in 2024. Like in Laos, global eCommerce sales are expected to increase over the next years. Seven markets are considered by ECDB within the Lao eCommerce market. Electronics is the largest market and accounts for 24.1% of the Lao eCommerce revenue. It is followed by Hobby & Leisure with 19.7%, Fashion with 19.2%, Furniture & Homeware with 11.7%, Grocery with 9.7%, Care Products with 8.1%, and DIY with the remaining 7.5%.

eCommerce revenue development in Laos

in million US$

eCommerce revenue growth in Laos

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Revenue (in mUS$)0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Growth (in %)55.190.498.928.35.969.923.250.8

Online share

eCommerce online share in Laos

The online share refers to the proportion of the retail volume that is transacted via the Internet. It includes purchases via desktop PC, tablet or smartphone, both via website or app. Only retail of physical goods is taken into account. In the Lao retail market, the online share is 6.6% and will increase by an average of 7.8% to 9.0% by 2028.

eCommerce online share in Laos

in %
20202021202220232024202520262027
Online share (in %)51.9%5.9%90.5%86.3%69.8%96.9%63.1%44.7%