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Doing business 2010 : Lao PDR - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English)

Doing Business 2010 is the seventh in a series of annual reports investigating regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it. Doing Business presents quantitative indicators on business regulations and the protection of property rights that can be compared across 183 economies, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, over time. This paper presents the summary Doing Business indicators for Lao PDR. The paper includes the following headings: introduction and aggregate rankings, starting a business, dealing with construction permits, employing workers, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, closing a business, and Doing Business 2010 reform.

Details

  • Document Date

    2009/01/01

  • Document Type

    Working Paper

  • Report Number

    50533

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    Lao People's Democratic Republic,

  • Region

    East Asia and Pacific,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Doing business 2010 : Lao PDR - comparing regulation in 183 economies

  • Keywords

    Gross National Income Per Capita;private limited liability company;tax burden on business;access to formal credit;Goods and Service Tax;business law and regulation;protection property right;Occupational health and safety;social security contribution rate;corporate income tax rate;credit information index;historical data;minimum capital requirement;large business;credit information system;Letter of Credit;security of property;investor protection;construction permit;increase consumer price;property transfer tax;depreciation of asset;electronic tax filing;limited liability corporation;government and business;future cash flow;social security payment;impact of reforms;assets as collateral;financial transaction tax;value added tax;sale of good;medium size companies;infrastructure and services;water and sewerage;personal income tax;business license fee;certificate of completion;Labor Market Flexibility;core labor standard;body of law;standard of living;water and sewage;types of cost;real estate cadastre;obstacles to growth;real estate registry;port of entry;property as collateral;quality of product;approval of transactions;shipment of good;access to information;regional trade agreement;information on borrower;amount of tax;public awareness campaign;benefits of trade;collective bargaining agreement;efficient bankruptcy law;transfer of land;quality of information;investment in research;cost of goods;legal right;mandatory contribution;building permit;property value;total tax;pay taxes;Property title;turnover tax;Business Regulation;Property tax;reorganization procedure;commercial activity;labor taxes;Land Registry;bankruptcy process;adult population;sales tax;director liability;traded goods;tax payment;commercial court;Tax Compliance;secured lending;collateral agreement;building regulation;Informal Economy;contract enforcement;property registration;informal sector;manufacturing sector;registration fee;public sale;sale agreement;movable asset;public credit;credit registry;secured asset;original asset;secured creditor;judicial system;commercial dispute;local court;efficient courts;Construction Law;commercial zone;productive use;business transaction;civil procedure;court regulations;Ocean Transport;litigation lawyer;online service;big ships;tax office;border crossing;credit bureaus;human capital;unsecured creditor;efficient outcome;piecemeal liquidation;credit provider;insolvency estate;recovery rate;electronic verification;private law;insolvency administrator;insolvency process;approval process;insolvency proceeding;overdue loan;electronic system;global lead;Company Law;electronic declaration;financial risk;nonperforming loan;commercial cases;economic crisis;bankruptcy system;viable business;Commercial Law;court cost;enforcement cost;excise tax;import procedure;inspection procedure;case file;border control;notarization requirement;standard deduction;local taxes;stamp duty;utility connection;fee structure;manufactured products;full container;standard procedure;security rights;fuel tax;possessory security;majority shareholder;public company;investor access;effective tax;administrative cost;tax return;minority shareholder;Collateral Registries;debtor default;insolvency procedure;automatic stay;enforcement procedure;local property;local bank;raising capital;regulatory protection;stock market;corporate asset;personal gain;working time;land area;public notice;credit market;property registry;Job Creation;productivity growth;minimum wage;night work;approval procedure;medium-size company;manufacturing industry;annual leave;notice requirement;severance payment;redundant worker;employment cost;formal property;foreign ownership;legal provision;civil suit;labor regulation;protecting investor;infrastructure service;simple procedure;regulatory requirement;application form;construction site;domestic investment;transaction cost;industrial relation;unfair treatment;worker protection;enterprise registration;tax registration;income economy

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Doing business 2010 : Lao PDR - comparing regulation in 183 economies (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/405651468265781065/Doing-business-2010-Lao-PDR-comparing-regulation-in-183-economies