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Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the WTO

This page gathers key information on Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s participation in the WTO. Lao People’s Democratic Republic has been a member of WTO since 2 February 2013.

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Laos is officially the “Lao People’s Democratic Republic” or “Lao PDR”, but familiarly “Laos”.

National site
(none provided)

  

Trade Statistics
Trade profile


News  back to top

 

Accession to the WTO  back to top

  

Goods schedules and tariff data  back to top

  • Get tariff data — includes explanations of bound and applied rates, the HS system and related jargon
  • See the goods schedules gateway for explanations and background
  • Lao People’s Democratic Republic’s goods schedules (zip format, 1075KB)
  • Tariff profile:

  

Services schedules and MFN exemptions  back to top

  

Trade Policy Reviews of Laos  back to top

See the TPR gateway for explanations and background

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  • Laos TPR documents      > search     > help

  

Dispute cases involving Laos   back to top

Place your mouse over a dispute number in the table below to see the title of the dispute. Click on the dispute number to go to a page giving detailed information for that dispute.

See the dispute settlement gateway for explanations and background.

  

 

Notifications from Laos  back to top

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  • Agriculture (Document code G/AG/N/LAO/*)      > search
  • Antidumping (Document code G/ADP/N/* and LAO)      > search
  • Balance of payments (Document code WT/BOP/N/*)      > search
  • Customs valuation (Document code G/VAL/N/* and LAO)      > search
  • Government procurement (Code GPA/* and keyword varies)      > search
  • Import licensing (Document code G/LIC/N/* and LAO)      > search
  • Information technology products (Document code varies)      > search
  • Intellectual Property Rights (see TRIPS below)
  • Regional trade Agreements (Code WT/REG* and N)      > search
  • Rules of origin (Document code G/RO/N/*)      > search
  • Safeguards (Document code G/SG/N/* and LAO)      > search
  • Sanitary and phytosanitary measures (Document code G/SPS/N/LAO/*)      > search
  • Services (Document code S/C/N/*)      > search
  • State trading enterprises (Document code G/STR/N/* and LAO)      > search
  • Subsidies and countervailing measures (Document code G/SCM/N/* and LAO)      > search
  • Technical barriers to trade notifications under the TBT Agreement can be found under the TBT gateway
  • Textiles notifications can be found by Article under the textiles gateway
  • Trade and development (Document code WT/COMTD/N/*)      > search
  • Trade-related investment measures (Code G/TRIMS/N/* and LAO)      > search
  • TRIPS notifications can be found by Article under the Members’ transparency toolkit

  

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See also:
Accession of Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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