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Laos’ zipping economy falls back to earth

Laos has enjoyed economic growth rates in recent years that have been the envy of many of its fast-growing regional peers, despite being Southeast Asia’s second-poorest nation. But after several years of gross domestic product (GDP) growth of over 7%, signs of a slowdown are emerging as inflation kicks up, public debt rises and private […]