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Lao PDR

PPP Framework

Agencies

PPP Unit, Department of Investment Promotion (IPD)

Laws and policies

PPP Projects in Infrastructure

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Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Hongsa Coal Plant Electricity 2010 $3,710.00
Sinohydro Nam Ou 1-7 HPPs Electricity 2012 $2,000.00
Nam Theun II Hydropower Project Electricity 2005 $1,250.00
Nam Ngum III HPP Electricity 2012 $1,200.00
Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy HPP Electricity 2014 $1,042.50
Kansai Nam Ngiep I HPP Electricity 2012 $982.00
Theun Hinboun Hydro Power Plant I Electricity 1996 $980.50
Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project Electricity 2014 $979.50
Nam Ngum 2 Hydro Power Plant Electricity 2006 $760.00
Region Oil Xekong IV HPP Electricity 2012 $600.00
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy HPP Electricity 2014 $1,042.50
Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project Electricity 2014 $979.50
Sinohydro Nam Ou 1-7 HPPs Electricity 2012 $2,000.00
Nam Ngum III HPP Electricity 2012 $1,200.00
Kansai Nam Ngiep I HPP Electricity 2012 $982.00
Region Oil Xekong IV HPP Electricity 2012 $600.00
Sinohydro Nam Khan II & III HPP Electricity 2012 $430.00
CSG Nam Tha I HPP Electricity 2012 $317.00
Region Oil Nam Kong 1 HPP Electricity 2012 $168.00
Kansai Xe Katam HPP Electricity 2012 $120.00
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Hongsa Coal Plant Electricity 2010 $3,710.00
Sinohydro Nam Ou 1-7 HPPs Electricity 2012 $2,000.00
Nam Theun II Hydropower Project Electricity 2005 $1,250.00
Nam Ngum III HPP Electricity 2012 $1,200.00
Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy HPP Electricity 2014 $1,042.50
Kansai Nam Ngiep I HPP Electricity 2012 $982.00
Theun Hinboun Hydro Power Plant I Electricity 1996 $980.50
Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project Electricity 2014 $979.50
Nam Ngum 2 Hydro Power Plant Electricity 2006 $760.00
Region Oil Xekong IV HPP Electricity 2012 $600.00
Project Name Sector Financial Closure Year Investment ($US Million)
Xe-Pian Xe-Namnoy HPP Electricity 2014 $1,042.50
Nam Ngiep 1 Hydropower Project Electricity 2014 $979.50
Sinohydro Nam Ou 1-7 HPPs Electricity 2012 $2,000.00
Nam Ngum III HPP Electricity 2012 $1,200.00
Kansai Nam Ngiep I HPP Electricity 2012 $982.00
Region Oil Xekong IV HPP Electricity 2012 $600.00
Sinohydro Nam Khan II & III HPP Electricity 2012 $430.00
CSG Nam Tha I HPP Electricity 2012 $317.00
Region Oil Nam Kong 1 HPP Electricity 2012 $168.00
Kansai Xe Katam HPP Electricity 2012 $120.00

Infrastructure Indicators

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GCI Infrastructure Score

The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI)  is published in the Global Competitiveness Report and assesses the competitiveness landscape of 140 economies. The GCI Infrastructure Score is a component of the overall index and covers transport, electricity and telephony infrastructure. 

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3.23/7

GCI Score as of 2015-2016
GCI Infrastructure Score 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Resources

    • 2013
    • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

    Lao PDR Public-Private Partnership Policy

    The Government of Lao PDR acknowledges the poor state of public infrastructure and services in the country as being one of the main impediments to the nation achieving its economic growth and development objectives. Historically the provision of public infrastructure and services has to a large extent relied on Government budget and foreign development aid. However successive National Socio-Economic Development Plans have identified the private sector as the main engine of growth and the Government of Lao PDR is committed to fostering a transition to a private-sector-led market economy. In line with that approach, the Government of Lao PDR would now like to emphasize the role of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) as a useful tool...

    • 2013
    • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

    Initial Conceptual Framework and Roadmap for Public-Private Partnerships in Lao PDR

    The Government of Lao PDR acknowledges the poor state of public infrastructure and services in the country as being one of the main impediments to the nation achieving its economic growth and development objectives. Historically the provision of public infrastructure and services has to a large extent relied on Government budget and foreign development aid. However successive National Socio-Economic Development Plans have identified the private sector as the main engine of growth and the Government of Lao PDR is committed to fostering a transition to a private-sector-led market economy. In line with that approach, the Government of Lao PDR would now like to emphasize the role of Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) as a useful tool to...

    • 2013
    • PPIAF, World Bank Group (WBG)

    PPIAF Supports Developing Highway PPPs in Lao PDR

    Over the past several decades Lao PDR has experienced rapid economic development, averaging 8% annual GDP growth. To achieve the country’s development goals, strengthen regional trade links and reduce rural poverty, Lao PDR requires significant investment across infrastructure sectors. Traffic volume in the country has been growing significantly, mirroring the growth rate of the country’s GDP. The number of vehicle (including motorcycle) registered increased from 200,000 in 2002 to 1.3 million in 2012.

    • 2014
    • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

    Guidelines and Checklists for Gender in Public-Private Partnerships in Lao PDR

    The ADB provides comprehensive guidelines and checklists for mainstreaming gender into its supported projects and encourages the design of Gender Action Plans (GAPS) within them. More tailored guidelines and checklists have been prepared in the Public Private Partnerships in Lao PDR Grant project 039. These guidelines and checklists have been provided to MPI PPU staff, together with training tools .

Date last reviewed: December 20, 2016

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