Update: 09:18 | 01/01/2019
Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith will lead a delegation to Vietnam to attend and co-chair the 41st meeting of the Vietnam-Laos Inter-Governmental Committee from January 5-6, 2019, the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry announced.
Provincial People's Committee, Ministry of Industry and Trade sign regulations on coordination in market management
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) and Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith.
Trade between Laos and Vietnam topped 900 million USD in 2017, a year-on-year increase of over 10 percent. The two countries have set a target of 4 billion USD by 2020.
Vietnamese companies have invested 5 billion USD in 276 projects in Laos, mainly in energy, services, infrastructure, mining, agriculture