Author: amina molakhasouk

ASEAN Business Awards Laos 2020

The ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) Laos aims to recognise outstanding Lao businesses and use them as champions to spread the knowledge of doing business in the ASEAN Economic Community. It aims to inspire and rally Lao businesses to participate in the integration process and become key players in the ASEAN market. On the bandwagon of [...]
July 30, 2020 Lao PDR, Lao PDR Economy, News

AMRO’s Annual Consultation Report for Lao PDR

We are sharing the latest Annual Consultation report for Lao PDR, published on 29th of July by AMRO (ASEAN+ Macroeconomic Research Office). "Lao PDR’s GDP growth is expected to slow sharply this year due to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, calling for strong government action to safeguard public health and to support the [...]
July 16, 2020 News

Meeting with Hospitality and Tourism sector in Luang Prabang

ECCIL EuroCham Laos organised a meeting with our members and members of the Hospitality & Tourism sector in Luang Prabang, on 14th of July 2020. The purpose of the meeting was to present activities of ECCIL EuroCham Laos and the Advocacy which is one of the activities that the Chamber is focusing on. We greatly [...]

Insolvency Regime – Key Questions & Answers

The new Enterprise Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Law (No. 75/NA, 26 December 2019) (“Bankruptcy Law”) was passed on 26 December 2019 and became effective in June 2020. The Bankruptcy Law replaces the previous Law on Enterprise Bankruptcy (№ 06/NA, 14 October 1994) and is the primary legislation governing corporate rehabilitation and bankruptcy. Our member, DFDL Lao [...]
July 6, 2020 News

Impact of COVID-19 on Tourism Enterprises in Lao PDR: An Initial Assessment

ADB conducted surveys of tourism enterprises in four of the Lao PDR’s major tourism destinations in August 2019 and May 2020. Results of survey indicate that in May 2020 about half of the surveyed enterprises were temporarily closed. About 70% of the surveyed enterprises had reduced employees, with employee numbers falling by 38%. The negative [...]
June 25, 2020 News

Informal Trade Private Sector Working Group

An informal Trade Private Sector Working Group e-meeting was organized last Wednesday 17th of June 2020, by the European Union Delegation and the Australian Embassy. The virtual meeting, chaired by Mr Bryan FORNARI, Head of Cooperation at the European Union Delegation, revolved around the COVID-19 outbreak in Lao PDR. Speakers from the Development and Private [...]
June 18, 2020 News

German-Myanmar Business Chamber Weekly Roundtable

On 17th of June 2020, German-Myanmar Business Chamber Weekly Roundtable was successfully organised by AHK Maynamr. ECCIL EuroCham Laos kindly appreciates AHK Myanmar for inviting ECCIL EuroCham Laos to be a key speaker of German-Myanmar Business Chamber Weekly Roundtable to discuss the overview of the COVID-19 outbreak and response from the government of Lao PDR. [...]
June 18, 2020 News

Webinar on “ASEAN’s fight against COVID-19: A European Perspective”

On 10th of June 2020, the webinar on "ASEAN's fight against COVID-19: A European Perspective" was successfully organised by EuroChams in ASEAN and EU-ASEAN Business Council. During the webinar, the Executive Directors from the various European Chambers of Commerce in ASEAN have provided an update on the latest developments and shared insights on how to [...]