Trade policy and regulation
No policy change despite declining motorcycle imports in Laos
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao authorities say there will be no alteration of the import policy on motorbikes including tax rates despite some calls for change with motorbike sales on the wane.“The government’s motorcycle import policy is not changing this year. The import tax as ...
Laos to use single window system to regulate vehicle imports
VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The government is now officially rolling out the Lao National Single Window (LNSW) system to regulate the import of vehicles at the first Lao-Thai Friendship Bridge in Vientiane.The system is part of efforts to streamline import and export procedures and make ...
More measures needed to check farm imports
The business sector and agricultural promoters have urged Lao authorities to increase measures to check the import of farm products through border crossings. Scattered imports through this channel are considered an obstacle to attracting investment and growth of the sector in the country. Vice President of ...