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Welcome to the Lao PDR Trade Portal

This website will help traders find all the information they require to import goods into Laos and export goods from Laos.
 
Click on the links on this page to look at information about all the Ministries involved in the import/export process, the regulatory requirements specific to each commodity, the relevant laws and regulations and other useful information.
 
The Guide to Import-Export, on the top menu of this page, provides a comprehensive set of instructions and guidelines in plain language and conveniently organized by topic.    
 

By registering as a Member you will be able to subscribe to additional services like subscriptions to newsletters, alerts for announcements or new information relevant to your business and more.  Click here to learn more about Member Services and how to subscribe.


Click here to view a movie that explains the benefits of the Lao PDR Trade Portal and gives a brief outline of its features.


If you have problems accessing this website in future please try: http://laotradeportal.com or http://laotradeportal.org

 


Latest Announcements

Argentine Republic will utilize new Security Stamps for Health Certificates for export animal products
Argentine Republic will utilize new Security Stamps for Health Certificates for export animal products

According to Official Letter from the Embassy of the Argentine Republic, ref. No. LAOS No. 14/2015, dated 3 June 2015 to the Embassy of the Lao PDR in Bangkok, had informed that the new Security Stamps for Health Certificates for export animal products....Read

Republic of Turkey will utilize Veterinary Health Certificate for Importation of Fish Oil and for Importation of Processed Animal Protein
Republic of Turkey will utilize Veterinary Health Certificate for Importation of Fish Oil and for Importation of Processed Animal Protein

According to Official Letter from the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey, ref. No. 2015/20707694-Bangkok BE/7929426-URGENT, to the Embassy of the Lao PDR in Bangkok, had informed that the Veterinary Health Certificate for Importation of Fish Oil and for Importation of Processed Animal Protein will be used on 1 June 2015....Read

Promulgation of Law on Foreign Currency Administration
Promulgation of Law on Foreign Currency Administration

According to Lao PDR Presidential Decree on the Promulgation of Law on Foreign Currency Administration No. 034/PSD, dated 30 January 2015, President of the Lao PDR has promulgated Law on Foreign Currency Administration No. 55/NA, dated 22 December 2014. ...Read

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Laos-Vietnam sign border trade agreement
Laos-Vietnam sign border trade agreement

On 27 June 2015 at Cua Lo District, Nghe An Province, Socialist Republic of Vietnam, the official signing ceremony on Lao-Vietnam border trade between Mme. Khemmani Pholsena, Minister of Industry and Commerce on behalf of the government of the Lao PDR and her Vietnamese counterpart Mr. Vu Huy Hoang, Minister of Industry and Trade on behalf of the government of the SR Vietnam was organized; under honorable witness of Prime Minister Mr. Somsavath Lengsavath and Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc....Read


The Need Assessment and Priority Meeting on Trade Facilitation of Lao PDR in Luangphabang Province
The Need Assessment and Priority Meeting on Trade Facilitation of Lao PDR in Luangphabang Province

On 15-17 June 2015 at convention hall of Agriculture and Forestry Division, Luangphabang Province, Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce on behalf of Trade Facilitation Secretariat Office organized the Need Assessment and Priority Meeting on Trade Facilitation of Lao PDR, sponsored by multi-donor trust fund of the Trade Development Facilitation II (TDF II). The participants of this meeting include relevant representatives from 8 northern provinces....Read


Reviewing the implementation on information supply mechanism to Lao PDR Trade Portal
Reviewing the implementation on information supply mechanism to Lao PDR Trade Portal

On 28-29 May 2015, Trade Facilitation Secretariat Office, Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce organized a meeting on reviewing the implementation on information supply mechanism to Lao PDR Trade Portal in 2013-2014 at Thavisouk Hotel, Vangvieng District, Vientiane Province. The participants of this meeting include LTP focal points and representatives from relevant sectors....Read


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