TITLE

LASO: RISK SUMMARY

PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Apr2006, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article describes economic issues facing Laos in 2006. The country announced that it will be free of opium production in February after a six-year campaign against the production of the drug. The government will have to augment the wages of the public sector workers and low tariff revenues in order to maintain the country's fiscal stability. Laos' business rating is expected to soar in the future as the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) brings down tariffs on import.
ACCESSION #
20280704

 

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