Laos: Structural weaknesses limit growth potential

A buyoant growth path, driver by large investments and private consumption. Poor business environment remains a drag.

Public finances have deteriorated rapidly but fiscal consolidation is on the way.

Large import growth led to a sharp deterioration of Laos' external position. The country is highly vulnerable to external shocks.

Laos: Structural weaknesses limit growth potential - Report

Laos-country-report-Dec14.pdf

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