Some Chinese business leaders in Laos say China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative has facilitated massive infrastructure development in Laos.
SOUNDBITE(CHINESE) YAO BIN, Laos Chinese Chamber of Commerce
“The construction of railways and roads linking China and Laos will provide enormous opportunities for Laos’ development as the projects will change Laos from a landlocked country to a landlinked one.”
SOUNDBITE(CHINESE) DING GUOJIANG, Laos Zhejinag Chamber of Commerce
“The China-Laos railways will play an important role in helping Chinese commodities enter into ASEAN markets and also ASEAN commodities into Chinese markets.”