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Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam had issued Notice on Temporarily Ceased Importing and Re-Exportation of Logs and Semi Processed Wood from Natural Forest of Lao PDR and Kingdom of Cambodia, Ref. No. 37/2014/TT-BCT, dated 24th October 2014 and will be effective on 8th December 2014....Read
According to Vientiane Development plan, International Friendship Bridge I (Vientiane-Nongkai) had issued Notification No. 006/ດຂມ1, dated 20th October 2014 on Administrative and Service Fee Collection for Trucks entering Parking lot at International Friendship Bridge I....Read
Ministry of Finance issued an order on revenue collection restriction at the end of the 2013-2014 fiscal year in the area of custom section No. 2667/MOF, dated 22 August 2014 as an effort to get as much revenue as possible from the custom section in order to be able to provide enough budget to the National Development at present. The order is effective since 22 Aug 2014 until there is a change. ...Read
On 6th-7th November 2014, Mr. Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary General of World Customs Organization had visited Lao PDR for Customs Modernization and to support Lao PDR accession in Revised Kyoto Convention of the World Customs Organization. In this regard, Mr. Kunio Mikuriya made a commitment to continue providing support and guidance to Lao Customs....Read
On 20th –21st at Donchan Palace Hotel, Vientiane Capital, Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Lao PDR had organized The 16th Sub - Committee on ATIGA Rules of Origin: SC-AROO. There were delegations from 10 ASEAN Member States and representatives from ASEAN Secretariat joined the meeting to follow up the decisions of the previous meeting in order to adjust regulations on ATIGA Rules of Origin in order to facilitate implementations in practice to ASEAN Member States....Read
In order to sustain forestry, ASEAN Secretariat, representatives from relevance line agencies and Forestry Law enforcement, EU Administrative and Trade on Timber (EU FLEGT Facility) had organized training on “4th Sub-Regional Training Workshop on Timber Legality Assurance”, on 22th – 24th October 2014 at Donchan Palace Hotel, Vientiane Capital....Read