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ECCIL and Sayfon Logistics organised an informative workshop on customs clearance

November 21, 2017 ECCIL News, News

On 16th November 2017 ECCIL in cooperation with Sayfon Logistics organised a workshop on customs clearance in ECCIL office. Approximately 30 participants joined this informative workshop. The topics that were discussed include requirements and steps towards the effective preparation of customs clearance, particularly the focus was on required documents and their preparation, clearance procedures, authorities […]

Laos has abolished the minimum registered capital requirement for foreign investment in activities in general business

November 13, 2017 ECCIL News

The Ministry of Industry and Commerce has issued the notification No.2633/cabinet/MOIC, dated 07 November 2017 to all Industry and Commerce offices in Vientiane Municipality, provinces and districts to strictly implement the abolishment of the minimum registered capital requirement for foreign investment in the activities under the General Business list such as manufacturing factory, training provider, […]

Joint chambers networking night

November 6, 2017 ECCIL News, News

On 1st November 2017, ANZ Bank hosted a joint chambers networking event, where members from all four chambers of commerce (more than 170 members) attended the event. The four chambers were the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Lao PDR, the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lao PDR, the American-Lao Business Association and the […]

Unveil the secrets of successful cross-cultural communication with ECCIL

November 2, 2017 ECCIL News

In international business, being culturally aware and having the ability to communicate effectively across cultures is essential.  A lack of cultural awareness can lead to misunderstandings and problems with colleagues, clients, or bosses – and can deeply affect your organization’s performance and your own.  That makes it a key competency for 21st century employees at […]

ECCIL joined the annual High Level Policy Dialogue

October 30, 2017 Business News, News

ECCIL was invited to join the annual High Level Policy Dialogue which took place on October 26th at the National Convention Center and was chaired by H.E. Deputy Prime Minister Somdy Duangdy. The event had more than 200 participants; the Chamber was represented by its Vice President, Mr. Jack Shehan, Board Director Mr. Martin Forsen, […]

Second round of trainings was successfully held at Crowne Plaza

October 27, 2017 ECCIL News

On 24th and 25th October 2017, the second round of presentation and business skills workshop was held at Crowne Plaza, Vientiane. During the trainings, participants were able to learn different tips to giving successful presentations, the do’s and the don’ts, presentation structures as well as the 2017 style of business writing and how to construct […]

ECCIL members and friends had a blast at Beerlao Oktoberfest

October 23, 2017 ECCIL News

On 19th October 2017, over 90 ECCIL members and friends attended Beerlao Oktoberfest at the National Cultural Hall parking space. Guests enjoyed listening to live music from Lao popular band Felicia and an international band, drinking a variety of beer from Lao Brewery Co Ltd and enjoying different kinds of food in the event. They […]

ECCIL provided a training on business writing skills

October 21, 2017 ECCIL News

On 18th October 2017, ECCIL organised a training titled ‘Training on Better Business Writing’ to help participants improve business writing skills. The facilitator of the workshop was Tony Campbell, who has provided trainings to business professionals around the world over the last 30 years. Participants were able to learn about the context and purpose of […]