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Laos: Lao economy expected to slow further

Laos: Lao economy expected to slow further Thursday, 7 July 2016 – Declining demand for commodities and plunging rubber prices led to the slowdown of the economy. The economy in Laos is projected to grow at a rate of just 6.9 per cent this year which is lower than the government?s target set at 7.5 […]

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Rice production expected to not meet targets

Rice production expected to not meet targets THURSDAY, 23 JUNE 2016 – Rice production this fiscal year may be less than targeted as both natural disaster, including drought and flooding, as well as insects are expected to impact crop yields. The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry have estimated farmers around the country to produce 4.2 […]

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Laos places great importance on ecotourism

Laos places great importance on ecotourism TUESDAY, 21 JUNE 2016 – The Lao government has attached great importance on ecotourism development as a way to protect the country’s natural and cultural resources while bringing economic benefits to local communities.Laos is entrusted to host the Asean Ecotourism Forum in Pakxe, Champassak province from June 22 to 25 […]

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Laos, Vietnam highly value time-honoured ties, vow to deepen cooperation

Laos, Vietnam highly value time-honoured ties, vow to deepen cooperation FRIDAY, 10 JUNE 2016 – President Bounnhang Vorachit and his visiting Vietnamese counterpart Tran Dai Quang highly valued the time-honoured bilateral relationship and vowed to deepen comprehensive cooperation between the two neighbours. President Quang and his delegation arrived Vientiane yesterday for a three-day state visit […]

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Indonesian investors search for markets in Laos

Indonesian investors search for markets in Laos MONDAY, 30 MAY 2016 – Indonesian investors are searching for information exchange on matters relating to consumer behaviour, market research and regulations for doing business in Laos. “Indonesia and Laos have enjoyed a good relationship since the 1950s and the brotherhood between the two nations has continuously increased […]

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