Surge In FDI Not Enough

July 2011
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2011, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p7
Country Report
The article reports on the increase in the foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows of Laos in 2011 because of large-scale infrastructure projects. However, it relays that this condition will cause the relatively small economy of Laos to suffer from inflationary pressures due to the rise in demand for labor and construction materials. The article mentions the forecasted 6.6% gross domestic product (GDP) growth of Laos over 2011-2015.


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