Project Name: Data Collection Survey for Logistics and Road Sector Development in East-West Corridor
ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA) by liberalization and tariff elimination of the local economy, cross-border transport agreement (CBTA), in this way, Laos southern region sandwiched between Thailand and Vietnam, this economic growth seeds it is considered to be a big tailwind that nurturing.
Such a thing of transportation, taking advantage of the tailwind, such as liberalization of the movement of people, for the development of Laos southern region, it is necessary to various initiatives. For example, in the Eighth Five-Year Plan (2016 to 2020), industrial investment promotion, human resource development, high value-added agriculture farmers, agro-forestry, force promotion, the promotion of areas such as tourism promotion of agro-processing Although the putting, investment promotion, human resource development, but sought the implementation of measures to continue to nurture the industry itself, such as technology transfer, in order to support these activities, in order to increase the degree of freedom of goods and human movement development of transportation and logistics infrastructure is also one of the important initiatives.
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
What Mekong consultant Co., Ltd contributes:
– Traffic Count Survey
– Roadside Interview Survey
– Xekong Province
– Champasack Province
– Attapeu Province
September – October 2016
Project Status under Mekong Consultants Co., Ltd