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ECCIL White Papers Launch Announcement

March 22, 2019 ECCIL News, News

The European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lao PDR (ECCIL), would be launching the 2019 White Papers at Crowne Plaza on the 4th of April 2019 in Vientiane Capital City, Lao PDR. This year, the launch of the White Papers 2019 will bring the issues and recommendations of ECCIL under six main papers: The Ease Of […]

The 2019 Austrian Business and Trade Mission to Laos, 13th-15th March 2019

March 15, 2019 ECCIL News, News

Another wonderful networking event hosted by ECCIL and the Commercial Section of the Embassy of Austria/ Austrian Federal Economic Chamber- ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA, took place last evening, the 14th of March 2019 on the occasion of the Austrian Business and Trade Mission to Laos.  The Delegation met with representatives of several ministries of the Lao PDR, […]

Lao PDR Charts and Figures- March 2019

This document will give an overview of the current socio-economic data concerning Laos. It looks into various areas such as GDP indicators, competitiveness and doing business, enterprises, technology in enterprises, infrastructure, vehicles in Lao PDR, tourism, remittances, exchange rates, budgets, financing, as well as other updates. To access the document, please click here: 

Lao PDR in international comparison – March 2019

This document provides an updated insight into socio-economic indicators concerning Laos, in comparison with other ASEAN countries and more broadly within the global economy. It is, therefore, an exhaustive overview of the economic potential but also obstacles of Laos, which provide a complete understanding for potential investors. Socio-economic data concerning Laos are put in perspective […]

Thank you for participating!

March 14, 2019 ECCIL News, News

What a delightful pleasure to welcome such enthusiastic participants to our trainings on Time Management & Negotiating And Influencing from 12th-13th March 2019! To learn more about what the participants had covered click here: Time Management, 12th March 2019: https://eccil.org/events/time-management-training-manage-your-time-manage-your-life-12th-march-2019/ Negotiating & Influencing, 13th March 2019: https://eccil.org/events/negotiating-and-influencing-the-essential-skills/ Don’t miss your chance next time and look out for […]

Save the date: 8th Job Fair 2019

March 14, 2019 ECCIL News, News

On 10th May 2019 the 8th Job Fair will take place at the Faculty of Engineering (Sokpaluang Campus), Vientiane. This crucial event, originally initiated in 2012 has continued expanding and is co-organised by the Faculty of Engineering, the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Laos (ECCIL) and the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and […]

United Nations Convention On CISG

March 12, 2019 Lao Legal Framework, News

On March 1, President Bounnhang Vorachith signed a decree (see attached in Lao) ratifying a decision by the Standing Committee of the National Assembly to join the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG).  After depositing its accession document at the UN, Lao PDR will become the 90th country, and the third […]

Developments in the Region’s Trade in Value-Added & Updates on the Region’s Exposure to U.S. Trade Actions

March 11, 2019 About ECCIL, ASEAN and AEC, News

Over the past several decades, global value chains (GVCs) have expanded rapidly, providing the impetus for economic growth in many small and open developing economies, including in the region. In the ASEAN+3 region, the steady expansion in GVC participation has led to efficiency gains in the supply chain of production. By harnessing each others’ complementarities and comparative […]

February 2019 update of the ASEAN+3 Regional Economic Outlook (AREO)

March 11, 2019 ASEAN and AEC, News

The February 2019 edition of the AREO updates on topics that concern both global and regional economic developments, including the slowing manufacturing performance among the ASEAN+3 which signals a softer outlook in the face of external headwinds. The number of countries in the region, along with other emerging markets, that have posted manufacturing PMI of […]

General Assembly of ECCIL

The General Assembly of ECCIL will take place in the RETRO Restaurant (Oupmoung Village, Sikhottabong District, 0102 Unit) on April 4th 2019, 17:30 hrs. to 19:00 hrs. and is followed by a networking reception for ECCIL members only. The agenda you can find here, a map of the location here. If you want to run as […]