ECONOMIC OUTLOOK: Bold Targets Unveiled

October 2005
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2005, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p7
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The article reports that the Laotian government has released details of its draft five-year plan for the 2006-2010 period. Commenting on both the 2001-05 plan and the 2006-10 plan, deputy chairman of the government's committee for planning and investment Lien Thi Keo expressed satisfaction that many of the targets in the 2001-05 plan had been achieved or nearly achieved. In particular he drew attention to the fact that Laos can now produce sufficient food to meet domestic demand. The international donor community and the foreign business community looked forward to on-going consultations with the government about the content of the five-year plan.


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