Category Archives: Laos

Laos, Vientiane – Cost of Living

The economy of Laos is heavily dependent on investment and trade with its neighbors, Thailand, Vietnam, and, especially in the north, China. Much of the country lacks adequate infrastructure. Subsistence agriculture still accounts for half of the GDP and provides … Continue reading

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Laos, Vientiane Cost of Living January 2010

LOCATION: Laos is in Southeastern Asia, northeast of Thailand, west of Vietnam. CAPITAL CITY: Vientiane LARGEST CITY: Vientiane CURRENCY: Lao Kip (LAK) ECONOMY: The Lao economy is heavily dependent on investment and trade with its larger and richer neighbors, Thailand, … Continue reading

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