By Anya Palm
It has not been without scrutiny that Laos has held the ASEAN chairmanship this year. But with several top level meetings successfully carried out, including last week´s historic visit from President Obama, investors are looking positively at the country.
A group called the Mekong Angel Investors Network (MAIN) also attended last week´s hustle and bustle in the capital of Vientiane, and their assessment is that there is a need for know how – which they gladly will provide in order to strengthen the budding market:
“For us, it’s not just about the investments, but about transferring knowledge and expanding networks,” says Dominic Mellor, a businessmen and member of the MAIN.