Laos in the ASEAN free trade area: trade, revenue and investment implications
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR) is a transitional economy, and one of the few least developed economies in the Southeast Asian region. Laos became a member of ASEAN in July 1997, and will participate in the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) from 1 January 1998. This paper examines the likely impact of AFTA membership on Laos’s trade, government revenue and foreign investment flows. It is found that: (i) trade diversion is likely to be low, and that AFTA will provide the vehicle to...[Show more]
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