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Lao agricultural exports surpass $900M in 2021

01/07/2022 07:55

Laos last year earned more than $900 million from the export of agricultural products, amounting to 82 per cent of the target figure set for 2021.

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EdL aims to meet 95% of Lao electric demand

12/22/2021 07:47

The Electricite du Laos (EdL) is hopeful of meeting 95 per cent of the electricity demand of households in the country by the end of this year in order to build on its achievements in the sector over the past 60 years.

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Firms eye benefits of logistics, investment, trade at Lao dry port

12/14/2021 07:49

Business operators, including those involved in logistics, are being encouraged to take advantage of opportunities offered in logistics, trade and investment at the under-construction Thanaleng Dry Port (TDP) in Lao capital Vientiane and other dry ports.

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Laos opens logistics megaproject in ‘land-link’ drive

12/08/2021 08:03

The grand opening of Laos’ long-anticipated Thanaleng Dry Port (TDP) and Vientiane Logistics Park (VLP) took place on December 4, marking the start of streamlined services to facilitate and cut the cost of transport and related expenditure.

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Laos eyes mineral earnings of $463M in fourth quarter

11/22/2021 07:48

Laos is expecting to earn about $463 million from the sale of minerals domestically and for export in the last three months of this year, after earning $1.464 billion in the first nine months of 2021.

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Laos exports over 6,423MW to ASEAN

11/18/2021 07:40

Laos currently exports more than 6,423MW to other countries, mainly neighbouring countries, a senior official has said.

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Laos pledges to diversify energy sources to minimise imports

11/11/2021 07:46

Lao’s government has vowed to diversify its sources of energy by developing solar, wind power and coal-fired power plants to address the electricity shortage in the dry season.

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Laos accelerates cattle production for export

10/21/2021 07:49

The Lao government is expediting the commercial production of cattle for export, notably to China, in anticipation of the opening of the Laos-China railway.

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ADB: Agriculture, tourism development a potential driver of post-Covid jobs

10/19/2021 08:02

The agriculture and tourism sectors have huge potential to boost inclusive growth in Laos in both the medium and long term, according to a recent report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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Agriculture, tourism key to Laos’ prosperity

09/21/2021 08:21

Raising competitiveness and strengthening the links between agriculture and tourism will contribute to post-Covid 19 recovery and inclusive growth in Laos, according to a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) unveiled on September 17.


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