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Laos
Lao People's Democratic Republic

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : Jun.22, 1974 / Severance - Jul.24, 1975 / Reestablishment - Oct.25, 1995
  • Bilateral Trade (2018) : $114 million
    • Exports : $75 million
    • Imports : $39 million
  • Korea's Investment to Laos (cumulative total as of 2018) : $1.1 billion
  • People-to-People Exchanges (2019)
    • Number of Korean visitors to Laos : 203,191
    • Number of Laotian visitors to Korea : 13,375
  • Number of Koreans living in Laos (2018) : 3,050
  • Number of Laotians living in Korea (2018) : 1,568
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From Lao PDR to the ROK
      • Sep. 2013   Chairman of the National Assembly, Pany Yathotou
      • Nov. 2013   President, Choummaly Sayasone
      • Jul. 2014   Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Thongloun
      • Dec. 2014   Prime Minister, Thongsing(ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit)
      • Nov. 2019   Prime Minister, Thongloun(ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit)
    • From the ROK to Lao PDR 
      • Sep. 2011   Chairman of the National Assembly, Park Hee-tae
      • Nov. 2012   Prime Minister, Kim Hwang-sik(ASEM)
      • Jan. 2015   Chairman of the National Assembly, Chung Ui-hwa
      • Dec. 2015   Prime Minister, Hwang Kyo-ahn
      • Sep. 2016   President, Park Geun-hye(ASEAN Summit)
      • Sep. 2019   President, Moon Jae-in(State Visit)

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