The Lao government will hold negotiations with China to seek market openings for the export of more than 90 agricultural products by 2025.
Thanaleng Dry Port (TDP) and Vientiane Logistics Park (VLP) – two mega infrastructure projects – are set to significantly bolster the Lao government’s efforts to transform Laos into a logistics link and land-linked country within the region and beyond.
Construction of two coal-fired power plants will begin at the end of this year in Sekong province in the southeast of Laos, according to a senior government official.
The Lao government has signed an agreement with the Muang Khong Clean Energy Co Ltd to develop solar power in Champasak province.
Electricite du Laos (EdL) is seeking to capitalise on the excess amount of electricity generated during the rainy season and is looking to sell it to more export markets.
Champasak provincial authorities have pledged to promote and strengthen agricultural production to take advantage of growing domestic demand in Laos as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak.