November 10, 2023 Uncategorized

Forestry ministry, International Trade Centre seek to boost Lao wood exports to EU markets

The production and exportation of highly valuable wood products derived from effectively managed forests and plantations constitute a pivotal driver of economic advancement in Laos. The growing demand for timber products in Europe presents lucrative opportunities, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). In order to promote exports and stimulate the growth of the Lao […]

November 8, 2023 Uncategorized

Commerce ministry informs NA of new measures governing importers, exporters

The government is collaborating with established private companies to develop a modern registration system and an import-export database that will enhance the management of importers and exporters. The Minister of Industry and Commerce, Mr Malaythong Kommasith, stated that this initiative aims to address inflation and the weak currency. The flow of foreign currency will be […]

October 31, 2023 Uncategorized

DFDL Lao Tax Forum in collaboration with the Tax Department

 The DFDL Lao Tax Forum returns with a special guest from the .  We are delighted to invite you to the DFDL Lao Tax Forum in collaboration with the Tax Department on 30 November 2023 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, in Vientiane, Lao PDR, from 8:30 am to 12 pm followed by buffet lunch. Keeping […]

October 31, 2023 Uncategorized

EU project boosts Lao coffee, expands international market

The coffee sector in Laos is working on implementing a five-year export roadmap for 2021-25, and stakeholders recently gathered for a workshop in Vientiane to assess the progress. The workshop, organized by the Department of Trade Promotion and assisted by the International Trade Center (ITC) under the EU-funded ARISE Plus project, aimed to address challenges […]

October 25, 2023 Uncategorized

Strategic Encounter: EuroCham Laos Engages with Lao PDR Heritage and Tourism Officials

On October 12, our Deputy Executive Director, Mr. Enrico Bargnani, and our External Relations Officer, Mr. Phoutong Sorinxay, had the privilege of meeting with Dr. ThongLith LuangKhot, Deputy Director General of the Department of Heritage, and Mr. Paxa Nyordsavanh, Deputy-Head of the World Heritage Management Division representing the Ministry of Information, Culture, and Tourism of […]

October 24, 2023 Uncategorized

Lao Government Provides 152 Billion kip in Financing for SMEs

The Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Promotion Fund of the Laos government has allocated 152 billion kip to provide long-term low-interest loans for SMEs through commercial banks. The financing will be offered by Lao Development Bank, Sacombank Lao, LaoVietBank, Maruhan Japan Bank Laos, Vietinbank Lao, and Banque pour le Commerce Exterieur Lao Public (BCEL). Agreements […]

September 6, 2023 Uncategorized

ASEAN-Cambodia Business Summit: 29 – 29 Sept

Tickets are now on sale to attend the ASEAN-Cambodia Business Summit, a special two-day event that will bring economic players from Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam together with ASEAN and EU experts to promote the Mekong region’s integration and connectivity as it becomes an essential economic sub-region within ASEAN.   The first day of the summit will feature presentations on […]

May 17, 2023 Uncategorized

Joint Chambers Networking Event

ECCIL is pleased to invite you to join us for our ” Joint Chambers Networking Event ” co-hosted by the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Laos and Austcham Lao PDR, generously co-sponsored by Burapha Agroforestry Co., Ltd, Mekong Timber Plantations, and SilviCarbon.  Register here: https://app.glueup.com/…/joint-chamber-networking…/ Event details: Thursday, May 25 From 18:00 PM to 21:00 […]

March 15, 2023 Uncategorized

General ECCIL Annual Meeting

Dear Valued Members, We have the pleasure to remind you of the upcoming ECCIL Annual Meeting (General Assembly) which will take place on March 29th at 5.30 pm at the Settha Palace, Vientiane, which will be followed by a Lao-Europe Business Networking Event from 7.00 to 9.30 pm. The registration will be opened in a few days. […]

February 6, 2023 Uncategorized

Executive director of ECCIL EuroCham Laos attended the Meeting with Prime Minister of Lao PDR and Lao Business Leader Awards year 2022

On 23 January 2023, Thiane Khamvongsa – Executive director of ECCIL EuroCham Laos attended the Meeting with Prime Minister of Lao PDR and Lao Business Leader Awards year 2022, organized by the Lao National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LNCCI) at the National Convention Centre to present awards to the most successful businesses in different […]