OECD Investment Policy Reviews: Lao PDR

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This first OECD Investment Policy Review of Lao PDR uses the OECD Policy Framework for Investment to assess the investment climate in Lao PDR and discusses the challenges and opportunities faced by the Government of Lao PDR in its reform efforts. It includes chapters on trends in foreign investment and trade, the legal framework for investment, regulatory restrictions on foreign investment, corporate governance, investment promotion and facilitation, promoting and enabling responsible business conduct, infrastructure connectivity and the investment framework for green growth.



Investment framework for green growth in Lao PDR

This chapter assesses the investment framework for green growth in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).It looks at challenges and opportunities for sustainable economic growth and provides recommendations to improve the regulatory framework for green investment with a particular focus on private participation in renewable energies. It also reviews financing for green growth and how the country faces climate change-related challenges.


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