Author: Eccil

October 30, 2014 News

Ease of Doing Business 2015

Ease of Doing Business 2015 In October 2014 the World Bank Group has published the study “Doing Business 2015 – Going Beyond Efficiency”. When it comes to the ease of doing business Laos currently ranks 148th out of 189 economies, which is a significant improvement compared to last year’s 159th place. You can download the […]

October 29, 2014 ASEAN and AEC

ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint

“ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint The SEC blueprint, a document from 2008 signed by the heads of government of the member nations, gives an overview about the guiding principles and basics of the AEC as well as a time schedule for the implementation of the provisions of the community.” {nicedownloads: 268}

October 21, 2014 CSR


The topic “Corporate Social Responsibility” is rather new for most members of the Lao business community. On behalf of the German development Service GIZ, Earth Systems conducted a baseline assessment of social and environmental regulations in Laos. The results have been published in October 2014 and can be downloaded.

October 10, 2014 News

Business Confidence Assessment Launched

ECCIL and Lao National Chamber Launched Business Confidence Assessment for Lao PDR on Sept. 30, 2014   ECCIL and LNCCI surveyed more than 430 Lao and European enterprises to find out about issues like the development of profits, exports, investment, employment etc. during the first 6 months of 2014 and about their expectations for the […]

October 10, 2014 Doing Business in Lao PDR

Business Confidence Assessment Launch

Business Confidence Assessment for Lao PDR January – June 2014 The Business Confidence Assessment shows the business development in the first half of 2014 and the expectations of the second half from the perspective of the Lao and the European business sector in Lao PDR. For most companies the development has been positive or at […]

October 10, 2014 Uncategorised

Creative Productivity Index by EIU

Creative Productivity Index by EIU The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has published an interesting report in August for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on creativity and innovation in Asia. Out of 24 countries scrutinized Laos achieves a 9th place in the overall ranking, just behind Australia but before Singapore. That makes it the most “creative-productive” […]

October 10, 2014 News

Asia and the Pacific – a Story of Transformation and Resurgence

This extraordinary publication of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) of the United Nations portrays the development of Asia and the Far East over the last three generations – from 1947 to 2014. It also gives a deep insight into the history of ESCAP and its predecessor ECAFE, the Economic […]

October 7, 2014 Uncategorised

ECCIL calendar of upcoming events

  Jan 26th 08:30 – 17:00 Seminar Series on AEC: Regional Value Chains Vientiane, Mercure Hotel Public Feb. 3rd – 4th 09:00 – 17:00 ASEAN-BAC Meeting Vientiane, Lao Plaza Hotel By invitation only Feb. 4th 18:30 Gala Dinner Vientiane, Lao Plaza Hotel Registered guests only Feb. 5th 08:00 – 15:00 Conference “Post-2015 agenda of the […]