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Rojana, ITD to jointly develop Dawei Industrial Estate

The Nation
July 30, 2013 1:00 am

Rojana Industrial Park and Italian-Thai Development are joining forces to enter the promising Myanmar market with the establishment of the Dawei Industrial Estate on a 127,000-rai site.
Jirapon
gs Vin
ichbutr, man
agin
g director of Rojan
a, said yesterday that con
siderin
g the great opportun
ities arisin
g from the con
tin
uin
g growth of in
vestmen
t in
 Asean
, the compan
y agreed to club together with ITD to set up a compan
y to develop the project in
 phases.

Target customers in
clude producers of auto parts, textile an
d garmen
t, electron
ics an
d electrical item, rubber product, rubber an
d wooden
 furn
iture, plastics an
d con
struction
 material an
d equipmen
t as well as leatherwork an
d seafood products.

 The approachin
g ASEAN Econ
omic Commun
ity has added greater flexibility to in
dustries, so Rojan
a decided to keep pace with the chan
ges an
d in
vestors' n
eeds by expan
din
g to meet the poten
tial of n
eighbourin
g coun
tries.

 Myan
mar has gain
ed much atten
tion
 from in
vestors, in
 particular the Dawei area, which is con
sidered an
 importan
t gateway lin
kin
g rapid logistics systems with Western
 coun
tries.

 The marketin
g of the Dawei In
dustrial Estate is expected to commen
ce by year-en
d while buyers can
 begin
 con
struction
 early n
ext year, he added http://www.

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” said Set Aun
g.

 Dawei Deep Seaport an
d Special Econ
omic Zon
e Project was first in
itiated by the Italian
-Thai Compan
y in
 2008.” he added. Myan
mar an
d Thai govern
men
ts formed a join
t ven
ture n
amed Special Purpose Vehicle-1 to overcome the bottlen
eck. Special Purpose Vehicle-2 will be formed by Myan
mar an
d Thailan
d.

 “The project will n
ot be con
trolled by Thailan
d as the others say. speakin
g at a press con
feren
ce on
 Saturday.Myanmar to retain control on Dawei deep seaport project Eleven News Published on
 Sun
day. 28 July 2013 21:10 Myanmar government will retain its control over the Dawei deep seaport project that is being codeveloped with Thailand.

 Special Purpose Vehicle-1 was registered in
 Thailan
d to be able to get in
tern
ation
al loan
s an
d to sell shares as a public compan
y in
 Thailan
d’s capital market. Aye Myin
t. according to the chairman of project implementation committee. Myan
mar’s Foreign
 Affairs Min
istry an
d Thailan
d’s Neighborin
g Coun
tries Econ
omic Developmen
t .

 It will be registered in
 Myan
mar to sell shares locally. the former in
dusrial min
ister.

 “Like Special Purpose Vehicle-1 that is regarded as the Dawei econ
omic zon
e developmen
t compan
y.” said Aye Myin
t.

 “The Italian
-Thai has n
ot withdrawn
 from the Dawei project but it will n
o lon
ger have complete con
trol over the project as before even
 if the compan
y would make rein
vestmen
ts.

 Followin
g the Italian
-Thai’s difficulty in
 fin
an
cin
g the project implemen
tation
. chairperson
 of rules an
d regulation
 subcommittee for Dawei project an
d the deputy min
ister for n
ation
al plan
n
in
g an
d econ
omic developmen
t. tried hard to clear a growin
g public con
cern
 about the fate of the compan
y run
n
in
g the project that was recen
tly registered in
 Thailan
d.

 Mean
while. Employmen
t an
d Social Security Min
ister. Labour.



 The two coun
tries are also makin
g discussion
s with Japan
 in
vitin
g its partn
ership for the Dawei project. 29 July 2013 20:16 .Cooperation
 Agen
cy are discussin
g the required agreemen
ts between
 Myan
mar an
d Thai shareholders an
d the association
 policies.

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mar.

org Dawei Special Economic Zone calls for Japan’s collaboration Eleven News Published on
 Mon
day.

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-dawei-deep-seaport-project Foun
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d Region
al Allian
ce (TERRA) Website: www.

Dawei Special Econ
omic Zon
e (SEZ) an
d deep sea port project was started in
 2008 attractin
g criticism an
d objection
s from local commun
ities an
d civic organ
isation
s. chairman
 of the Dawei Man
agemen
t Committee.

 "Our coun
try n
eed to con
struct coal plan
ts to gen
erate power to fulfil the n
eeds of electricity. Japan
 is n
eeded to join
 the gian
t project as a strategic partn
er.A place at Dawei Deep Seaport Project seen
 in
 May 2013 (Photo .

 On
e of the focuses of this atten
tion
 was the in
clusion
 of coal plan
ts as a mean
s for supplyin
g electricity.

 After in
itial con
cern
s about the Dawei project.

 For that reason
.

 An
 in
vitation
 letter sign
ed by min
isters from Myan
mar an
d Thailan
d was officially sen
t to Japan
 on
 April 24 to en
courage .Phyo Zin
/EMG) Efforts are being made to include Japan as a strategic partner for the Dawei Special Economic Zone Project with the purpose of obtaining clean coal technology to supply electricity." said Thura Thaun
g Lwin
. according to the Dawei Special Economic Zone Management Committee. Japan
 is curren
tly in
vestin
g in
 the Thilawa Special Econ
omic Zon
e Project at Presiden
t Thein
 Sein
's in
vitation
.

" said deputy min
ister Hset Aun
g of Nation
al Plan
n
in
g an
d Econ
omic Developmen
t.

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vest in
 the Dawei SEZ.

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mar.

 "The n
ext tripartite meetin
g will be organ
ised by Thailan
d.

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ce (TERRA) Website: www.

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 Nothin
g is kn
own
 yet.

org . Thailan
d an
d Japan
 was held in
 Thailan
d on
 Jun
e 17.

 The con
struction
 of two n
atural gas plan
ts an
d a coal plan
t project is to be completed by 2015 to fulfil the electricity n
eeds for the Dawei project.

 A follow-up tripartite meetin
g in
cludin
g Myan
mar.

 Our in
vitation
 to Japan
 is mean
t n
ot for in
vestmen
t in
 the project but for a third coun
try to be a strategic partn
er to man
age the profit sharin
g.

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