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Customs Department issues a notification on gas administrative through international checkpoint, Ban Mom Custom Checkpoint, Ton Pheung District, Bokeo Province in order to administrate the transit of gas through international checkpoints while China temporary stop the import of gas through Boten international checkpoint....Read
Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MOIC) issues an additional instruction on semi wood product for export no. 2156/MoIC.DIMEX, dated 19 October 2015 enabling the exportation of semi wood products as being specified in terms of type, species, style and size....Read
Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC) issues a decision on wood products no. 2005/MoIC.DIH, dated 28 September 2015 to replace decision no. 1415/MoIC. DIH, dated 28 August 2008 and notification no. 0051/MoIC. DIH, dated 13 January 2009. This decision indicates category, type, format and size of wood products. ...Read
The consultation meeting about the implementation of vehicle tax and the revision of law on tax held last week at Lan Xang Hotel. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Bounchome Oubonpasert, Vice Minister of Finance with the participation of both public and private sector....Read
The Kingdom of Thailand issues a second Export and Import of Goods Act, dated 15/09/2015 in order to further improve the first Export and Import of Goods Act of 1979....Read
The Doing Business 2016 report of the World Bank Group finds that Lao PDR continued to improve its business environment over the past year and is now ranked 134 of 189 in the ease of doing business ranking. The higher ranking this year reflects measures to improve access to credit information but also result from changes in methodology in five of the ten indicators. With the exception of reforms leading to the improvement in the access to credit information, no other reforms have been recorded and the improvement from rank 139 among 189 economies in last year’s Doing Business report to 134 is calculated by applying the new methodology also to the 2015 data. Significant changes in methodology have resulted in upward and downward movements in a number of indicators....Read