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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

MoIC issues Decision on Import for Re-export and Temporary Export of Controlled Goods
MoIC issues Decision on Import for Re-export and Temporary Export of Controlled Goods

Minister of Industry and Commerce issues Decision on Import for Re-export and Temporary Export of Controlled Goods No. 1237/TF.DIMEX, dated 23 June 2015, effective on 17 July 2015....Read

MoIC issued Decision on Transit of Controlled Goods through Lao PDR
MoIC issued Decision on Transit of Controlled Goods through Lao PDR

Ministry of Industry and Commerce issues Decision on Transit of Controlled Goods through Lao PDR, No. 1238/TF.DIMEX, dated 23 June 2015, effective on 17 July 2015....Read

MoIC defines conditions and procedures for Export of Finished Wood Products at Trade Fair
MoIC defines conditions and procedures for Export of Finished Wood Products at Trade Fair

Ministry of Industry and Commerce issued Instruction on Export of Finished Wood Products at Trade Fair No. 1027/TF.DIMEX, dated 25 May 2015, which is effective on 11 June 2015....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 agreement 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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