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Video August 12, 2019

Lao Economic Monitor August 2019: Doing Business for Small and Medium Enterprises

According to the latest edition of the World Bank’s Lao Economic Monitor, improving the business environment, particularly for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) will be key for promoting sustainable and inclusive economic growth. A recent survey revealed the perceptions of SMEs in Lao PDR of obstacles to doing business. The main issues noted were: access to finance, informal practices, and electricity connection.