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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

NCC issues Instruction on the Declaration of Cash, Precious metals and Bearer Negotiable Instruments While Entering/Exiting the Lao PDR
NCC issues Instruction on the Declaration of Cash, Precious metals and Bearer Negotiable Instruments While Entering/Exiting the Lao PDR

National Coordination Committee for Anti Money Laundering and Countering of Finance Terrorism (NCC) issued Instruction on the Declaration of Cash, Precious metals and Bearer Negotiable Instruments While Entering/Exiting the Lao PDR No. 06/NCC, date 19 May 2015, enforce on 26 August 2015....Read

The Prime Minister issues Order on Appointing Focal Point for Lao PDR Official Gazette
The Prime Minister issues Order on Appointing Focal Point for Lao PDR Official Gazette

In order to support Lao PDR official gazette in electronic system to be implemented harmoniously in nationwide, in accordance with Article 80 of the Law on Legislation, the Prime Minister of Lao PDR issues Order on Appointing Focal Point for Lao PDR Official Gazette no. 40/PM, dated 11 August 2015....Read

Indonesia notifies Fresh Food Import Requirements
Indonesia notifies Fresh Food Import Requirements

According to Official Letter from Agency for Agricultural Quarantine, Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Indonesia, ref. No. 5520/KR.040/L/06/2015, date 22 June 2015, through the Embassy of Lao PDR in Jakarta, had informed that the import of fresh food to Indonesia will require recognition of food safety control system or registration of its food safety testing laboratory from exporting countries. ...Read

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The 4th Trade Facilitation Secretariat Meeting
The 4th Trade Facilitation Secretariat Meeting

On 18 August 2015, Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce on behalf of Trade Facilitation Secretariat (TFS) Office organizes “The 4th Trade Facilitation Secretariat Meeting” at Landmark Hotel, Vientiane Capital, under honorable chairperson H.E. Mme. Khemmani Pholsena, Minister of Industry and Commerce, Head of Trade Facilitation Secretariat. The participants of this meeting includes TFS members, relevant sectors and private sectors....Read


Minister of MoIC emphasizes LNCCI to review regulations and implementation measures in order to strengthen enterprise management
Minister of MoIC emphasizes LNCCI to review regulations and implementation measures in order to strengthen enterprise management

H.E. Mme. Khemmani Pholsena, Minister of Industry and Commerce emphasizes the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) to review regulations those are not consistent with enterprise operation in Lao PDR. Additionally, it is require to revise LNCCI structure at central and local level for unity and to review previous revenue to support LNCCI management....Read


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


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