The World bank Group has prepared the Lao PDR Economic Monitor for June 2018. It provides information on recent economic developments and outlooks. Some of the main findings and expectations include: GDP growth slightly decelerated to 6.9% in 2017, but remained robust The economy is expected to further ease to 6.7% in 2018. Recent expansion […]
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The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in cooperation with the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia (ERIA) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have developed an ASEAN SME PolicyIndex 2018. This report looks at the policy landscape for SME development across ASEAN, identifying potential gaps and offering recommendations going […]
On the morning of 28th September 2018, Dr. Dan Fitzpatrick, a Senior Economist Advisor of ECCIL, gave a seminar to the staff of the Prime Minister’s Office. The seminar covered the topic of moving Lao PDR’s position of 141 in the Ease of Doing Business Index 2018 to double digit by 2020.
Photo credit: Eurocham Myanmar On September 17th 2018 the three European Chambers of Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar gave a presentation in Bangkok on the business climate and the legal environment in their respective countries and recommendations on how to enter their markets successfully. The seminar was fully booked and among the approx. 50 participants were […]
ECCIL in cooperation with Eurocham Myanmar, Eurocham Cambodia and the European Association for Business and Commerce Thailand (EABC) are organising a seminar on business opportunities in Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar markets on 17th September 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. This joint event is hosted by Luther and DFDL. The 3 Eurocham will give a presentation on […]
The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) invited ECCIL on September 04th 2018 to a Meeting on the progress of the country regarding the improvement of its ranking in the Ease of Doing Business Index (EODB); ECCIL was the only foreign chamber invited and contributed a major input. Every year the World Bank Group publishes […]
ECCIL is pleased to inform you that we are organising a training ‘Communicating Across Cultures’. Join us for an interactive experience in learning about cultural barriers in business communication, ways to tackle them and ways to build your cultural intelligence! In international business, being culturally aware and having the ability to communicate effectively across […]
The EU-ASEAN Business Council has published the 2018 EU-ASEAN Business Sentiment Survey which presents a business overview of European businesses across ASEAN in 2018. European businesses continue to have a very positive outlook in Southeast Asia and expect to see ASEAN profits increase, according to the fourth annual EU-ASEAN Business Sentiment Survey, which polled more […]
As per popular request, ECCIL is pleased to inform our members and friends that we are re-organising the Leadership Skills Training on 9th-10th October 2018 at Crowne Plaza Hotel. In today’s business environment, it’s no longer enough to simply manage people you need to lead them. As research clearly shows, effective leadership produces better results […]
European Union VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT As a federal enterprise, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH supports the German Government in achieving its objectives in the field of international cooperation for sustainable development. On behalf of the German Government, GIZ currently is implementing a large number of projects in Lao PDR in […]