About Us


The European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lao PDR (ECCIL) had its foundation General Assembly on May 3rd, 2011, and its board met on May 9th, the Europe Day, to elect the Chairman, the Vice-Chair persons and the Treasurer.

Key objectives & Mission

The main purpose of ECCIL is to represent the European business community in Laos and to advocate interests of members in Lao PDR.

Its principal objective is to promote and increase business between Lao PDR and the European States for their mutual benefit and for the benefit of its members. This includes:

  • Promoting investment
  • Raising the profile of the Lao PDR in the European business community and vice versa
  • Promoting linkages between Lao and European SMEs
  • Facilitating the entry of European Companies into the Lao market.

ECCIL aims to make Europe the preferred business partner of Lao PDR.