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ECCIL increases its activities in Luang Prabang

April 5, 2018 ECCIL News, News

In order to further step-up its activities in one of the Lao tourism centers, ECCIL’s Executive Director Ramon Bruesseler met with chamber members operating businesses in Luang Prabang. The participation in the Hospitality Managers’ Monthly Meeting provided valuable insights on topics and issues currently of interest for the tourism sector. During a meeting with the […]

Request to participate in a survey on transportation

April 3, 2018 ECCIL News, News

ECCIL would like to invite you to participate in a survey on transportation in Laos. The objective of this survey is to collect information on the costs of domestic transportation to support the on-going research undertaken by the World Bank office in Laos, which analyses the level of competition in transport sector in Laos. The data collected […]

ECCIL organised two rounds of ‘Influencing and Negotiating Skills’ training

April 2, 2018 ECCIL News, News

  On 27th and 28th March 2018, ECCIL organised a training named ‘Influencing and Negotiating Skills’ at Crowne Plaza, Vientiane. The facilitator of the trainings was Tony Campbell, who has 30 years experience in training people in different areas across the world. We had approximately 40 participants in both trainings. Participants learnt about the secrets […]

7th European Food Festival was again a big success

April 2, 2018 ECCIL News, News

  The 7th European Food Festival this year was again a big success and attracted approximately 3,000 food lovers. The festival took place on 24th March 2018 at the Lao National Cultural Hall. Co-organised by the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lao PDR (ECCIL) and the European Union, the festival showcased the diverse […]

ECCIL in cooperation with the German Asia-Pacific Business Association (OAV) organises dinner reception for high-ranking Lao delegation in Berlin, Germany

March 19, 2018 ECCIL News, News

  On the occasion of the Visit Laos 2018 Campaign, a government delegation headed by the Lao Deputy Prime Minister, H.E. Sonexay Siphandone, visited the World’s leading travel trade show ITB in Berlin, Germany. In order to promote Laos as a tourist destination internationally, the Deputy Prime Minister accompanied by the Minister of Information, Culture […]

Laos is 110th happiest country in the world

March 19, 2018 ECCIL News, News

According to the recently published World Happiness Report Laos ranks 110th out of 156 countries when it comes to happiness. The happiest country on the planet is Finland, with all the Nordic countries ranking among the 10 happiest nations in the world. In ASEAN Singapore is the happiest country (rank 34) whereas Myanmar is with rank […]

EU-ASEAN SME Support Network created

March 14, 2018 ECCIL News, News

European Chambers and Business Networks of ASEAN have created the EU-ASEAN SME Support Network during their coordination meeting in Jakarta on March 9th 2018. The EU supports several chambers and projects (“Business Networks”) in a number of ASEAN member countries. One of the beneficiaries of this support programme (SEBSEAM – Support to European Business in […]