China Remains the Largest Foreign Investor in Laos

China remains the largest foreign investor in Laos, undertaking a total of 813 projects worth USD 16 billion. “China also plays a significant role in special economic zone investments, with the Lao government having authorized 89 projects worth over USD 215 million,” Mr. Sonexay Siphandone added.

Special economic zones, the Vientiane-Vang Vieng Expressway, industrial parks, and large-scale infrastructure projects make up the largest areas of Chinese investment in Laos.

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Phayboune Thanabouasy