Weak Business Environment Constrains Foreign Investment

September 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Sep2008, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p7
Country Report
The article discusses the factors that slow down the entry of foreign investments in Laos. These include the lack of political accountability, red tape in the government agencies, its landlocked status, and other organizational inefficiencies brought about by communism. It also notes that the country's infrastructure is poor. On the other hand, its power generation sector helps in providing income for the government and electricity to its citizens.


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