A bilateral meeting between Lao (L) and Japanese delegations in Japan
(KPL) Japan ranks as the eighth largest foreign investor in the Lao PDR, with total investment of more than US$438 million.
The information was disclosed during an official visit to Japan by Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone from Mar 5-10, according to the Press Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
There are 89 projects worth over US$438 million invested in by Japanese companies in Laos.
Japan is the largest Official Development Assistance ODA provider for the Lao PDR.
In 2016, Japan provided around US$122 million to support five socio-economic development projects in the Lao PDR.