Laos in 2009 was colored by the Southeast Asian Games held in December, and by the effects of the global financial crisis. Growth rates declined as foreign investment, primarily in hydroelectric power and infrastructure, was postponed. Simultaneously, efforts were made to strengthen the reputation of the country internationally.
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Research Article| February 01 2010
Laos in 2009: Recession and Southeast Asian Games
Asian Survey (2010) 50 (1): 241–246.
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Kristina Jöönsson; Laos in 2009: Recession and Southeast Asian Games. Asian Survey 1 February 2010; 50 (1): 241–246. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.1.241
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