Vientiane - Economy

Economy

Vientiane is the primary driving force behind economic change, making it the economic centre of Laos. In recent years, the city has experienced rapid economic growth from foreign investment. In 2011, the stock exchange opened with two listed company stocks, with the cooperation of South Korea. The headquarters of Lao Airlines is located within the capital. Lao Air also has its head office located within the capital, which are on the grounds of Wattay Airport.

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