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Department of Import and Export, Ministry of Industry and Commerce as an office of Trade Facilitation Secretariat organized “The 6th Lao PDR Trade Portal’s Focal Points Meeting” on 30th May 2017 at Mercure Hotel, Vientiane Capital. The objective of this meeting is to review the coordination between the LTP management team and LTP focal points on the exchange of trade information in the past 05 months (from January to May 2017). The meeting will also discuss ways to improve quantity and quality of the legal document, tariff search, form, import-export procedure and measures in LTP.
Ministry of Industry and Commerce issues a Notification on Temporarily Cease the Issuance of Direct Sale Business Permission Throughout the Country
Ministry of Industry and Commerce issues a notification on temporily cease the issuance of direct sale business permission throughout the country No. 0788/PSO.DTD, dated 11th April 2017.
Goods in Transit between Lao PDR and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam Can Transit via the International Border Checkpoints and the Most Convenient Routes
On the 26th April 2017, in Vientiane Capital, H.E Mrs. Khemmani Pholsena, Minister of Industry and Commerce, representing the Government of Lao PDR and Dr. Tran Tuan Anh, Minister of Industry and Trade, representing the Government of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam signed the Protocol to amend the Article 6 of the Agreement on the Transit of Goods which signed earlier on the 13th March 2009.
Reduce procedure for the import of vehicle parts, raw petroleum and semi processed petroleum for combination, distill or production in factories
Start from 8th May 2017, the import of vehicle parts, raw petroleum and semi processed petroleum for combination, distill or production in factories will only requires one procedure at Department of Industry and Handicraft
The government of Australia will contribute US$2.5 million in additional funding for the ongoing Second Trade Development Facility Project (TDF II), aiming to improve trade and Laos' business environment.