Sixth International Conference on Water Resources and Hydropower Development in Asia. Conference and Exhibition in Vientiane, Laos from 1st to 3rd March 2016

November 30, 2015 Business News

The conference took place in the National Convention Center. More than 500 delegates from 50 countries attended and wide-ranging discussions took place on all aspects of water resources development of particular relevance to the Asian region. Delegates will represent major utilities, hydro plant developers, consulting practices and manufacturing companies, as well as financial and environmental […]

Position paper on European Economic Diplomacy

September 23, 2015 Business News

While Europe and the member states have some of the strongest diplomatic relations globally, they often fail to use such relations to help business. It is therefore necessary to implement a European Economic Diplomacy. The European Business Organizations’ World Wide Network (EBOWWN) of which ECCIL is a member has developed a position paper on the […]

Outlook for Key Emerging Asian Markets mid-year 2015

July 28, 2015 Business News, private

This paper by the Economist Intelligence Unit provides an analytical insight into how a variety of political and economic factors can affect business in individual countries and across Asia. At the moment Asia is the only economic region recording fast rates of growth. Click document here...

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Business Perception Survey – Trade liberalization -USAID (Final)2015-04-21

May 6, 2015 Business News

The USAID paper presents the results of a recent survey on business perceptions of trade liberalization in Laos-called the Business Perceptions Survey, or BPS. The goal of the BPS was to obtain data on how businesses in Lao PDR are experiencing, perceiving, and adjusting to opportunities and challenges created by international trade, at a point […]

Ease of Doing Business 2015

October 30, 2014 Business News

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 […]

Asia and the Pacific – a Story of Transformation and Resurgence

October 10, 2014 Business News

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 […]

INVESTMENT GUIDE FOR LAO PDR

February 7, 2014 Business News

Investment Guide for Lao PDR The Investment Guide for Lao PDR is a practical tool for anybody who wants to start a business in the country. It shows the country’s dynamically developing economy, politically stable environment and unique geostrategic position which offer lucrative opportunities for international businesses, be it in agriculture, the resource sector, manufacturing […]

Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013

June 18, 2013 Business News

The Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2013, comes at a time of continued global economic crisis and growing uncertainty over the economy, the environment and the type of politics or governance arrangements that can lead to equitable, inclusive and sustainable development. Edited by United Nation ESCAP, it presents forward-looking macro economic […]