The Hinrich Foundation Export Trade Assistance program presents Sourcing From Laos, a guide to assist buyers new to exporting from the country.
From searching for suppliers to having products shipped, buyers looking to diversify their sourcing with Laos can find step-by-step support in this guide.
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Getting oriented highlights international airports, central business districts and common office hours in Laos for readers.
The key export statistics section provides the latest information on Laos’ economic world standing and labor force. It also details the country’s major finished export goods and key trading partners.
In the manufacturing centers section, readers can learn about the major production centers of Laos as well as its sources for raw materials. The section also describes the location of Special Economic Zones and its growth corridors.
Within trade services, readers can learn about organizations offering buyer support. Buyers can learn how to utilize help and resources for finding suppliers, contacting government agencies and importing products.
In banking and payment services, buyers can discover local and foreign banking options, and financial insurance institutions.
It also illustrates the payment options available in the Laos, through a number of commercial banks.
The export documentation and logistics section guides readers through the export process and the key documentation necessary for the procedure.
Settling trade disputes provides readers advice on avoiding disputes with suppliers. It also gives methods and resources for addressing disputes if they should occur.