manufacturingarticles, news

Articles in manufacturing

Manufacturing in Laos

| |

There is a paucity of any real industry in Laos outside of timber harvesting and electricity generation. Nonetheless, "manufacturing" represents about half of all industrial activity. Other manufacturing activities include the production of agricultural tools, animal feed, bricks, cigarettes, detergents, handicrafts, insecticides, matches, oxygen, plastics, rubber footwear, salt, soft drinks and beer, textiles and clothing, and veterinary products. Manufacturing employed only approximately 2 percent of the labor force in 1991. A few factories in the Vientiane area have been rehabilitated since the mid-1980s. As of 1994, the garment industry was "booming" with investment from China, France, Taiwan, and Thailand; there were more than forty garment factories in the Vientiane area.

News in manufacturing

Century Ply Laos plan

Google News - Sun, 2014-11-23 23:32
Calcutta, Nov. 23: Century Plyboards is looking to expand its overseas operations. The company is planning to set up a veneer manufacturing plant in Laos in Southeast Asia, its second overseas plant after Myanmar. “We have stabilised our operations in ... catched

Japan's Mitsubishi to build manufacturing plant in Laos

Google News - Wed, 2014-04-09 06:54
Japanese electronics maker Mitsubishi will invest $8 million in its first production plant in Laos, reports said on Wednesday. MMC Electronics Laos Company signed a lease with an industrial park on the outskirts of the capital, the Vientiane Times ... catched

Laos inflation may deter investors

Google News - Thu, 2014-03-20 06:23
VIENTIANE - Rising inflation in Laos is undermining the country's attraction as a low-cost manufacturing base, a report said on Thursday, although investment figures remain solid. External investors, particularly Japanese, are put off by inflation and ... catched