From commodities to satellites: China, Laos seeing more cooperation

China and Laos have witnessed rapid development in economic, trade cooperation in the past years, evolving from simple commodity trading to a higher level of cooperation.

On 21 November 2015, Laos’ first ever satellite was launched into space from Xichang satellite launching center in China. Earlier on 13 November 2015, the long-awaited railway project connecting China and Laos had been signed by the two governments thus entering the implementation phase.

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