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Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare issued a Notification on the Amendment of the Minimum Wage for workers in Lao PDR is 900,000 Kips/person/month, which will be officially effective on 1/4/2015....Read
Ministry of Finance of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam issued Notification on the implementation of Agreement on Goods Priority to Import-Export Tax, Laos-Vietnam 2015, No. 2236/BTC-CST, Hanoi, dated 11 December 2015, which is effective on 1 January 2015- 31 December 2015....Read
The Ministry of Agricultural and Forestry of the Lao PDR and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China had agreed on The Protocol on Plant Inspection and Quarantine Requirements for Exporting Rice from Lao PDR to Republic of China....Read
The government of Lao PDR is working to provide messages on food safety as it continues to promote the increased production of commercial crops for export to neighboring countries, especially rice production. Annually, Laos has approximately one million tons of surplus. Since 2000, Laos is one of the rice growers in ASEAN with annual rice exports to Vietnam, Thailand, China and other countries of over 300,000 tons per year. In addition, Laos plans to produce about 5 million tons of rice by 2020 to ensure food security in the country....Read
On 10th – 12th February 2015, at Ministry of Industry and Commerce (MoIC), had organized a training on “Writing articles, publications and news”, under honorable chairperson Ms. Bansati Thepphavong, Director General, Department of Import and Export, MoIC, with participants from government representatives whom are also focal points for Lao Trade Portal; related departments to MoIC and other related sectors; Lao National Chamber of Industry and Commerce; total 35. The trainers are editors from Economic-Commerce Newspaper....Read
The Phou-Dou international checkpoint was officially launched on 8th February 2015 by the government of Lao PDR, under honorable chairperson Mr. Somsavath Lengsavad, Deputy Prime Minister in charge of economic affairs, specifically on the production and circulation of goods....Read