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This website will help traders to find all the information regarding import goods into Laos and export goods from Laos, including information related to import/export process, regulations for specific products, relevant laws and other useful information.

The Guide for Import-Export, on the right of this page provides a comprehensive set of information and guidelines in plain language, and the database is also designed for convenient search by topic.

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Ministry of Health issues a decision on business establishment on medicines and medical equipment (amended version) no. 1820/MoH, dated 25 August 2017.
Ministry of Health issues a decision on business establishment on medicines and medical equipment (amended version) no. 1820/MoH, dated 25 August 2017.
Ministry of Health has issued a decision on business establishment on medicines and medical equipment (amended version) no. 1820/MoH, dated 25 August, 2017 in substitution of the Instruction on Import and Export business establishment on medicines and medical equipment no. 1442/MoH, dated 13 August 2003 to ensure the obedience to the law, regulations and specified rules as well as regional and international managing regulations aiming for consumers to utilize quality, effective, and safe medicines and medical equipment, to ensure fairness for the consumers and the contribution to the development of the country.
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The Government issues a decree No. 258/GoL, dated 24 August, 2017 on pesticide control.
The Government issues a decree No. 258/GoL, dated 24 August, 2017 on pesticide control.
The Government of Lao PDR has issued a decree on pesticide control no. 258/GoL, dated 24 August, 2017. Its purpose is to ensure quality, efficiency, and security of pesticide on humans, animals, plants, and environment aiming to shift to clean, green, and integrated with regional and international agriculture production contributing to national socio-economic development.
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Scales are required to be checked and registered prior to the import, export, use and servicing in Lao PDR
Scales are required to be checked and registered prior to the import, export, use and servicing in Lao PDR
Ministry of Science and Technology issues a decision on the management of all types of scales in Lao PDR in order to manage, check, test and recheck scales those are produce, import, export, use and servicing in Lao PDR.
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Laos: Gov’t promotes logistics capacity
Laos: Gov’t promotes logistics capacity
The government hopes that Laos’ geographical location at the heart of ASEAN will help it accrue greater benefits from logistics services and value chains as human resource development is further enriched, a senior transport official told attendees of a seminar.
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The official launching ceremony of E-commerce website
The official launching ceremony of E-commerce website
On 30th of August, 2017 at 13:30 PM at Don Chan Palace Hotel, Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce as the representative of the team and the responsible party for the project implementation in collaboration with the Department of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion, Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Asia Development Bank (ADB) organized the official launching ceremony of E-Commerce website (www.plaosme.com). The ceremony was honored with the chairmanship by Mr. Bounmy Manivong, Vice Minister of Industry and Commerce.
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The Requirement for Imported Fuel into Lao PDR to Pass the Quality Test and Certification
The Requirement for Imported Fuel into Lao PDR to Pass the Quality Test and Certification
In order to ensure the quality of fuel in Lao PDR, Ministry of Science and Technology have set up the laboratories in 14 crossing borders throughout the countries to test and certify the quality of fuel prior the importation, and plans to extend to 16 crossing borders nationwide.
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