Factsheet by the Netherlands embassy in Bangkok. Laos has a population of 7.2 million and an average income per capita of USD 1730.40 (2017). Its economy has been expanding by 7 percent on average over the last two decades, but the landlocked country is still heavily dependent on foreign aid. Despite the challenging business climate, Dutch entrepreneurs can find investment opportunities in several sectors. These include agriculture and forestry, hydropower, tourism, infrastructure and logistics.
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