U.S. Supports Laos Customs and National Single Window Efforts
February 23, 2011
Deputy Chief of Mission of U.S. Embassy in Vientiane, Mr. Peter Haymond at the Lao PDR National Single Window Awareness Workshop, February 22, 2011, Vientiane
VIENTIANE – More than 50 Lao government officials involved in trade and cargo clearance concluded a workshop today to implement a National Single Window (NSW). The NSW aims to streamline cargo transfer and enhance Laos’ trade efficiency by 2012. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) sponsored the workshop in partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat and the Lao Customs Department.