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Pawn Shop in Vientiane?

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Pawn Shop in Vientiane?

Anyone know if there is a pawn shop in Vientiane? Someone told me you have to pay the loan back in 1 week or they keep it. Is this true?

Or is the policy the usual meaning take out a loan and pay it back in a month or two with a small interest rate. Assuming so ...what would the interest rate be?

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1. Re: Pawn Shop in Vientiane?

Almost forgot...

Assuming there is a pawn shop - the name & location please.

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2. Re: Pawn Shop in Vientiane?

Never seen a pawn shop, but there are many high interest money lenders about. A lot of people here lose the deeds to their land through lending money they can't afford the interest on.

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3. Re: Pawn Shop in Vientiane?

There is no pawn shop to my knowledge. Some gold shops will lend money on gold jewellery, but the interest rates are high. There are plenty of money lender, but the interest is often 20%+ per month!

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Thanks. I needed to know if there were any options for a Laotian. Much appreciated!

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So a laptop could not be used as collateral any where there with 20% interest?

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There is a pawn shop out on the highway from Vieng Vang coming into Vietiane. Saw it yesterday. East side of the road. Large newish standalone building. Not sure if it was open but there was a large sign Pawn Shop in English.

Was way out in the burbs, some km from the city.

Edited: 17 November 2012, 02:22
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There is a pawn shop out on the highway from Vieng Vang coming into Vietiane. Saw it yesterday. East side of the road. Large newish standalone building. Not sure if it was open but there was a large sign Pawn Shop in English.

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