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This instruction identifies the principles and regulations of Custom procedure on the management of import and export based on the second ASEAN self-certification pilot project, in order to ensure the accuracy of compliance with the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that the Government has agreed to, and in order to facilitate the import and export to member countries that have joined this project. The aim is the effective implementation of the Second ASEAN self-certification, ensuring the correctness of regulations and procedures domestically and internationally....Read
The Department of Customs, Ministry of Finance has issued an instruction on the application of the ASEAN Harmonized Customs Declaration method in order to enable automation of the detailed customs declaration detailed relating to importation and exportation for all types of goods, in order to facilitate clearance and enable accurate production of statistics. The instruction defines the details of commodities as well as the number of customs declarations and the detailed use of number codes. ...Read
The Ministry of Industry of Commerce (in consultation and with recommendation from related sectors) has issued an Instruction on adding the pawnshop into the list of reserved business types for Lao People....Read
The 3rd Meeting on Lessons Learned for industry and commerce in 8 Northern provinces was organized on 28 November 2013 at Xiengkhouang Province. The meeting was hosted under the honorable chairmanship of Dr. Nam Viyaketh Minister of Industry and Commerce and with the participation of the Director General of Industry and Commerce of the Provincial offices from 8 Northern Provinces, the Department of Import and Export, the Department of Promotion and Product Development and the Department of Domestic Trade. ...Read
The World Bank has published a summary of the results and achievement of the Trade Development Facility programme so far. The project achieved positive results and developed substantially the Ministry of Industry and Commerce’s capacity to manage a large multi-sectoral reform program. ...Read
The instructions on border trade were first developed by the Department of Import and Export in order to exercise a legal tool on the administration, enhancement and development of the disciplines for border trade in accordance with the current socio-economic situation, especially in rural areas and, additionally, to encourage regional and international economic integration....Read