TITLE

LAOS: RISK SUMMARY

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Feb2007, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article presents several news briefs relating to Laos. In the political aspect, a report showed that local authorities keep important control over incomes and treasury operation, hindering development of fiscal management criteria. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members hope to set up a formal economic community by year 2015.
ACCESSION #
24169701

 

Related Articles

  • Approach to Development Gaps in ASEAN. Bui Truong Giang; Vo Tri Thanh // ASEAN Economic Bulletin;Apr2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p164 

    Development gaps always exist, but not all gaps are impediments to integration among nations. The challenge for ASEAN's integration is that the increasingly globalized worm and current community-building process of ASEAN could turn the region into "the included" and "the non-included" unless...

  • SAVING-INVESTMENT CONNECTION: EVIDENCE FROM THE ASEAN COUNTRIES. Anoruo, Emmanuel // American Economist;Spring2001, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p46 

    The relationship between saving and investment has been sharply debated in the literature following the pioneering work of Feldstein and Horioka (1980). This paper extends this debate to the ASEAN countries by using cointegration procedure in time-series analysis. Specifically, three analyses...

  • ASEAN. Morrison, Charles E. // ASEAN Economic Bulletin;Nov97, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p150 

    Examines the evolution of economic co-operation in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), from a political-economy context. Identification of important benefits of ASEAN economic co-operation; Motivation behind ASEAN co-operation; Effects of regional arrangements on ASEAN co-operation.

  • Challenges and Prospects. Salazar, Lorraine Carlos; Das, Sanchita Basu // ASEAN Economic Bulletin;Apr2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p1 

    This special issue of ASEAN Economic Bulletin zeroes in on the developmental divide among ASEAN member states and analyses how its various forms and aspects pose a challenge to the creation of an ASEAN Economic Community. The articles in this volume seek to assess the state of the developmental...

  • EAST ASIAN REGIONALISM: So Close and Yet So Far. Chongkittavorn, Kavi // Southeast Asian Affairs;1998, p45 

    Focuses on the emergence of regionalism in East Asia. Impact of regionalism on trade; Efforts of the members countries of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) in addressing regionalism; Overview of the ASEAN Vision 2020, a roadmap to integrate infrastructure and build financial...

  • Trade between China and ASEAN: The impact of the Pacific Rim era. Herschede, F. // Pacific Affairs;Summer91, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p179 

    Contends that trade between China and ASEAN is not going to advance unless there are changes in the structure and level of technological development in the respective economies as well as deliberate policies to broaden the base of trade partners. Patterns of imports and exports; Basis for trade;...

  • Communist Laos looks to capitalist ASEAN trade bloc for new identity. Pruzin, Daniel; Weber, Maya // Christian Science Monitor;9/4/96, Vol. 88 Issue 196, p7 

    Reports on the expected entry of Laos into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in mid-1997. Country's efforts to raise its ranking from being one of the poorest nations in the region; Automatic subscription to the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) agreement; Expected economic changes...

  • ASEAN: Meeting regional challenges, building global community. Albright, Madeleine // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;Jul97, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p6 

    Presents a speech by the United States Secretary of State discussing the economic and global issues with the members of Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) but their partners from Europe, North America, East Asia and South Asia at the ASEAN Post-Ministerial Conference Nine-Plus-Ten...

  • Canada-ASEAN agreement.  // Presidents & Prime Ministers;Sep/Oct93, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p21 

    Reports on Canada's External Affairs Minister Perrin Beatty's signing of a revised economic cooperation agreement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) while attending the ASEAN Post Ministerial Conference in Singapore. Provision for regular consultations between Canada and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics