20:08 | 11/09/2012
VGP – A seminar was just hold in Dien Bien City on September 11, focusing on trade and tourism promotion between the northwestern province of Dien Bien and Laos’ northern provinces.
Nearly 30 presentations pointed out advantages, challenges and solutions to promote trade and tourism between Dien Bien and Northern Laos.
|A corner of Dien Bien City
Some suggested that the two sides should jointly develop the network of border markets, build and upgrade infrastructure and border-gates while streamlining import-export procedures in order to facilitate two-way trade activities.
In the period of 2008-2012, the total turnover of cross-border trade between Dien Bien and Northern Laos has reached nearly US$72 million triệu USD.
By Xuan Hong