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BRI railroad line through Laos in operation

Maintenance work on the Lao part of the China-Laos railroad line.

With the end of China’s zero-covid policy, freight transport via the newly built China-Laos railroad line has picked up speed. For a few days now, mainly agricultural products have been shuttling along the rail line between Kunming in southern China and Thailand’s capital Bangkok. Around 420 kilometers of the line pass through Laos, which as a landlocked country has no coastline of its own and is difficult to develop economically due to its hilly terrain.

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