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Ministry of Industry and Commerce had revised Instruction on Certificate of Origin that receive the preferences, No. 2225/MoIC.DIMEX, dated 5th December 2014 to replace the Instruction No. 2386/MoIC.DIMEX, dated 23rd December 2013....Read
According to official letter from the Embassy of Republic of Korea, ref. No. KLA-14-307, dated 13th November 2014 to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR, had informed that the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of the ROK is planning to remove the standards set for tropical fruits, nuts, and seeds, those not domestically registered for usage or not provided with safety data (such as residual data)....Read
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
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