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Ministry to think of ways to help Lao farmers find markets

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Cabinet has directed the Ministry of Industry and Commerce to play the role of a coordinator to develop policies and mechanisms that facilitate Lao businesses. The Cabinet, under the leadership of Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith, adopted this resolution at its monthly meeting held on October 19, according to a media release […]

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Laos commercial agricultural production increases

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Agricultural production in Laos is mainly of three types – native agriculture, mixed crop plantation and commercial production, the Department of Planning and Finance under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry stated at a seminar to mark World Food Day and International Day and National Week for Poverty Eradication in Vientiane […]

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Laos: Inflation rate climbs above 3 percent

The Lao inflation rate continued to increase above 3 percent in September despite the government introducing a number of measures to control the price of goods in local markets. The Lao National Statistics Bureau announced this week that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) reached 105.73 points in September, increasing from 104.96 points in August.  The […]

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Seminar highlights Vietnam-Cambodia-Laos economic links

Quang Ninh (VNA) – The seventh seminar on Vietnam-Cambodia-Laos cooperation took place in Vietnam’s northern province of Quang Ninh on October 15, highlighting the significance of economic ties between the three countries. The annual event was held by the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS), the Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC), and the Lao Academy of […]

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