Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Assessment of Development Results : Evaluation of UNDP's Contribution

If you want to know what UNDP had done in Laos between 1997 and 2006, take a look at this report. Downloadable at

Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Benefit and Impact of Government Financial Management System

A powerpoint presentation on financial management system in Laos. I could not find information of the year this presentation happened, but it should be quite recent as the author put Lao per capita GDP at the level as high as 730 USD. Downloadable at

Country Report on Fiscal Policy and Debt Sustainability in Lao PDR

A handout in an UN workshop. Consists of (1) Country profile, (2) Recent economic development, (3) Fiscal policy and (4) Debt sustainability. I found (3) and (4) to be quite informative.

TRAINS ~ Country Notes - LAOS -

Basically about tariff, but includes also information on taxes, as most of them are also imposed on the time of import. Downloadable at

Asia-Pacific Taxation Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Laos) 2008/09 Edition

Updated information on taxation in Laos. Downloadable at