TITLE

Industry Superseding Agriculture

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Oct2006, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article presents a discussion of Laos' agricultural conditions. It states that Laos' medium and long-term growth outlook is positive, but increasingly reliant on the export of commodities and hydropower. However, it is viewed that grasping the country's hydro resources is a wise short- and long-term strategy.
ACCESSION #
22408722

 

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