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Money exchange units banned from selling foreign currency

Money exchange units that represent commercial banks are now prohibited from selling foreign currency, according to the Bank of the Lao PDR. Became effective on October 11, the ban supports the government’s attempts to give commercial banks a greater role in the purchase and sale ...

Times Reporters

Govt appoints taskforce to address fuel crisis, skyrocketing prices, foreign currency shortfall

The government has formed a new taskforce to address the fuel crisis, the spiralling price of consumer goods, and dwindling foreign currency reserves.The move comes as Laos battles a damaging fuel shortage in the wake of the depreciation of the kip. The unfavourable exchange rate ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

Currency control measures being moderately implemented: Lao PM

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The management of the Lao currency is being moderately implemented across the country and it is stable as the rate of inflation stands at 1.5 per cent. However, the National Assembly (NA) has given the government the task of bringing the currency ...

Bounfaeng Phaymanivong
http://annx.asianews.network/content/currency-control-measures-being-moderately-implemented-lao-pm-98319

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