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Lao-China Railway transported more than 3 million tons of goods

In the 8 months of 2023, the Lao-China railway has transported 3,101,400 tons of goods, compared to the same period last year, an increase of 138%, an average of 11,928 tons/day and a maximum of 15,250 tons/day, Deputy Director of the Lao-China Railway Company Mr. Anongdet Phetkaisone, told journalists last week. In the 8 months of 2023, the Lao-China railway has transported 3,101,400 tons of goods, compared to the same period last year, an increase of 138%, an average of 11,928 tons/day and a maximum of 15,250 tons/day, Deputy Director of the Lao-China Railway Company Mr. Anongdet Phetkaisone, told journalists last week.

The main products export to China include: fruits, cassava flour, barley, rubber, beer, iron ore, rock and chemical fertilizers.

The goods importing from China to Lao PDR are 344,700 tons and the goods exporting from Laos to China are 2,752,200 million tons.

Transportation of goods from the opening until September 17, 2023, there are 5,381,900 tons of goods exported, an average of 8,229 tons/day and a maximum of 15,250 tons/day.

The main types of goods include: fruits, cassava flour, barley, rubber, beer, iron ore, concentrated iron ore and chemical fertilizers, 770,900 tons of goods has sent from China to Laos and 4,560,800 tons of goods sent from Laos to China.

Transportation of passengers of the Laos-China railway from the opening day to September 17, 2023 has total 3,197,600 passengers, an average of 4,889 passengers/day and a record of 10,197 passengers/day.

Up to 17 September 2023, there are 1,759,900 passengers were transported, compared to the same period of 2022, an increase of 103.7%, with an average of 6,768 passengers/day.

Source: Lao News Agency

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