Pakistan-Laos Economic and Trade Relations

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Muhammad Ayub Shaikh
Altaf Hussain Ansari


This research article entitled “Pakistan _ Laos Economic and Trade Relations” is written with the purpose to study and analyze economic and trade relations in between the two countries. The trade between Pakistan and Laos has been relatively at low level and inconsistent, with the result that sustainable trade has not been able to grow over time. Pakistan’s trade was strongly western oriented; while it did not have a comparable market access vis-à-vis South East Asian countries. In this regard the data is collected from various secondary and tertiary sources. This research article is structured with six sections. The first section is initiated with the introduction, the second mentions the main macroeconomic indicators of Laos, the third section states inflation in Laos, the fourth elaborates the Pakistan-Laos trade relations, the fifth explores Pakistan and Laos’s-services rendered to each other, and finally it ends with the sixth section which demonstrates the conclusions / suggestions.

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