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Lao PDR

Trade facilitation agreement ratified: September 29, 2015

 

Mr. Sonemala Nouanthasing

Deputy Director of Trade Facilitation Division

Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Department of Import and Export
Phonxay Rd, Vientiane
P.O.Box 4107
Lao PDR

Telephone: +856 21 454224

Fax: +856 21 454224

Mr. Keomorakorth SIDLAKONE

Deputy Director General

Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Department of Import and Export
Phonxay Rd, Vientiane
P.O.Box 4107
Lao PDR

Telephone: +856-21-454224

Fax: +856-21-454224

Mr. Kiengkhammanh Khottavong

Counsellor (Economic and Commercial Affairs)

Permanent Mission of the Lao PDR to the UN Office and other
International Organizations in Geneva
Switzerland

Telephone: +41 22 7982442

Fax: +41 22 7982440

Ms. Sanya Khamsone

Deputy Director, International Cooperation Division, Lao Customs Department

046 Lane Xang Avenue, Vientiane
Lao PDR

Telephone: +856-21-217452

Fax: +856-21-217452

Mr. Sompasong Amphaengphai

Deputy Director, Legal Division, Lao Customs Department

046 Lane Xang Avenue
Vientiane
Lao PDR

Telephone: +856-21-217452

Fax: +856-21-217452

Mr. Phouvieng PHONGSA

Department of Planning & Cooperation, Deputy Director

Ministry of Industry & Commerce
Phonxay Road, Vientiane
Lao PDR

Telephone: +856 21 41 59 27

Mr. Khemdeth SIHAVONG

Deputy Director General

Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Department of Import and Export
Phonxay Rd, Vientiane
P.O.Box 4107
Vientiane
Lao PDR

Telephone: +856-20-22206757

Reports, Studies, etc.

TFA implementation assistance

Partner organizations

Information Extracted from Article 22 Notifications

Description of the assistance Committed / Disbursed Beneficiaries Implementing agencies Procedures for disbursements
2015
United States of America
Border and related agencies capacity building Disbursed USD 120000 East Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) Automated Directive Systems (ADS) 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Administrative procedures Disbursed USD 3899768 East Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) Automated Directive Systems (ADS) 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Publication and trade promotion Disbursed USD 531331 East Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) Automated Directive Systems (ADS) 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Border and related agencies capacity building Disbursed USD 120000 East Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) Automated Directive Systems (ADS) 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Administrative procedures Disbursed USD 3899768 East Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) Automated Directive Systems (ADS) 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Publication and trade promotion Disbursed USD 531331 East Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) Automated Directive Systems (ADS) 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Japan
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 50000 Lao People's Democratic Republic Recipient government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 40000 Asia Recipient government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 520000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Senegal, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Uzbekistan Eritrea Central Government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 2000 Lao People's Democratic Republic Recipient Government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 40000 Asia Recipient Government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 50000 Lao People's Democratic Republic Recipient government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 40000 Asia Recipient government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 520000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Yemen, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Senegal, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Uzbekistan Eritrea Central Government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 2000 Lao People's Democratic Republic Recipient Government -
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 40000 Asia Recipient Government -
Canada
ITC Institutional Support: This grant supports the ITC's operational plan for 2015. The Centre provides assistance by making policy environments friendlier for export business, by strengthening the institutions that provide support to exporters, and by assisting small export enterprises and communities to reach global markets with products and services. Its activities take into account crosscutting development issues such as gender equality, sustainable development and poverty reduction. Committed CAD 950000 Disbursed CAD 950000 Africa, Latin America & The Caribbean, Asia International Trade Centre http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/d000971001
ITC Institutional Support: This grant supports the ITC's operational plan for 2015. The Centre provides assistance by making policy environments friendlier for export business, by strengthening the institutions that provide support to exporters, and by assisting small export enterprises and communities to reach global markets with products and services. Its activities take into account crosscutting development issues such as gender equality, sustainable development and poverty reduction. Committed CAD 950000 Disbursed CAD 950000 Africa, Latin America & The Caribbean, Asia International Trade Centre http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/d000971001
2016
European Union
Technical Assistance for developing the Computerised System for the ASEAN Customs Transit System (ACTS) Committed EUR 3085000 Disbursed EUR 3085000 Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam European Commission DG DEVCO Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI)
Technical Assistance for developing the Computerised System for the ASEAN Customs Transit System (ACTS) Committed EUR 3085000 Disbursed EUR 3085000 Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam European Commission DG DEVCO Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI)
Technical Assistance for developing the Computerised System for the ASEAN Customs Transit System (ACTS) Committed EUR 3085000 Disbursed EUR 3085000 Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam European Commission DG DEVCO Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI)
United Kingdom
South Asia Regional Trade and Integration Programme. Committed EUR 15326000 Disbursed EUR 15326000 Asia DFID World Bank, IFC, Asian Development Bank
South Asia Regional Trade and Integration Programme. Committed EUR 15326000 Disbursed EUR 15326000 Asia DFID World Bank, IFC, Asian Development Bank
United States of America
Border and related agencies capacity building Committed USD 608740 Disbursed USD 608740 Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) ADS 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Border and related agencies capacity building Committed USD 831490 Disbursed USD 831490 Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) ADS 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Border and related agencies capacity building Committed USD 550 Disbursed USD 550 Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) ADS 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
NCTF and private sector engagement and capacity building Committed USD 1733640 Disbursed USD 1733640 East Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) ADS 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Border and related agencies capacity building Committed USD 1842450 Disbursed USD 1842450 East Asia US Agency for International Development (USAID) ADS 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Border measures Committed USD 43430 Disbursed USD 43430 Lao People's Democratic Republic US Agency for International Development (USAID) ADS 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201
Border and related agencies capacity building Committed USD 1659480 Disbursed USD 1659480 Lao People's Democratic Republic US Agency for International Development (USAID) ADS 201: https://www.usaid.gov/ads/policy/200/201.
Canada
ITC Institutional Support 2016-2019: This grant represents Canada’s institutional support to the International Trade Centre, the technical co-operation agency of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. The Centre provides assistance by making policy environments friendlier for export business, by strengthening the institutions that provide support to exporters, and by assisting small export enterprises and communities to reach global markets with products and services. Its activities take into account crosscutting development issues such as gender equality, sustainable development and poverty reduction. Committed CAD 2850000 Disbursed CAD 950000 Africa, Latin America & The Caribbean, Asia International Trade Centre http://w05.international.gc.ca/projectbrowser-banqueprojets/project-projet/details/D002475001
Japan
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 67000 Lao People's Democratic Republic Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 41000 Asia Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 39000 Lao People's Democratic Republic Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 39000 Lao People's Democratic Republic Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 2000 Lao People's Democratic Republic Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 9000 Asia & the Pacific Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 1000 Asia & the Pacific Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 3000 Asia & the Pacific Government of Japan ODA
Capacity building resources Disbursed USD 737000 Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Eswatini, Kingdom of, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, India, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Moldova, Republic of, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, Samoa, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Eritrea, Kiribati, Timor Leste Government of Japan ODA
2017
European Union
European trade and economic programme Committed EUR 5000000 Lao People's Democratic Republic European Commission DG DEVCO
European trade and economic programme Committed EUR 5000000 Lao People's Democratic Republic European Commission DG DEVCO
European trade and economic programme Committed EUR 5000000 Lao People's Democratic Republic European Commission DG DEVCO
2016-2017
Australia
Laos Trade and Development Facility Disbursed AUD 595000 Lao People's Democratic Republic Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Disbursement to World Bank Group

Information updated on 13.11.2018.

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