Laos and Korea organized a Laos-Korea Development Cooperation Forum 2012 in Vientiane Capital to encourage investments between two countries in December 13, 2012.

The forum was hosted by Korean Trade-Investment Agency (KOTRA) and Ministry of Knowledge and Economy (Republic of Korea) in cooperation with Ministry of Planning and Investment (Laos).

H.E Somsavat Lengsavad, Deputy Prime Minister of Lao PDR, H.E Somdy Douangdy, Minister of Planning and Investment and Lao delegations held the roundtable meeting with the Japan-Mekong Business Cooperation Committee (JMBCC) in October 8th 2013, Tokyo, Japan

(Vientiane Times) Nikon Corporation established of a new factory in the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos) to assemble its digital SLR (Single-Lens Reflex) camera by taking the advantage of the low labor cost. The factory became operational in October 2013.

(Vientiane Times) Laos and Japan are pushing towards greater economic development cooperation as the relationship between both governments reached a new height on Wednesday.

Japan currently ranks as the top donor for infrastructure and social development project in Laos. Last March, the government of Japan approved grant of US$32 million to Laos for development initiatives in electricity, health and transportation.

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Last update: 05 July 2018.