TITLE

Energy Investment At Risk

PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2010, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Laos' hydropower investment. It states that the country's hydropower and agriculture are continuing to attract investors from Thailand and Vietnam. However, these will be at risk with the holding up of the Mekong River flow by Chinese dams. It also notes Thailand's negotiation with Laos regarding the investment.
ACCESSION #
49176015

 

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