FDI To Underpin Growth

September 2011
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Sep2011, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p6
Country Report
The article presents an economic outlook for Laos for 2011-2012. It states that rising foreign direct investment (FDI) should help the country achieve a 6.5% growth in real gross domestic product (GDP) growth. Leopard Capital LP aims to encourage overseas investment in Laos and Cambodia by launching a 75 million-dollar fund for investments in financial services, agriculture and power. Inflation is predicted to average 5% during the forecast period.


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