Laos; Part 3 of 3 — Lao Stock Exchang (LSX) 0

The expansion of the Theun Hinboun Power Plant in Lao PDR

The expansion of the Theun Hinboun Power Plant in Lao PDR

By Brian Langis

Investment Outlook
Laos is getting pampered in the financial media with favorable investment headlines and perspectives filled with rosy economic data and statistics. It is comforting to read especially when you have been exposed to recent US and EU investment disaster stories. It is very common to see the headline: “Laos the not-so-sleepy-country anymore” or “Laos is finally waking up”. Sound like a very familiar story? Cautious radars might be going off being reminded of other investments in the region that have gone awry, most recently in Vietnam. More…