Deal history comparison #545

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Location #1

Location
10 different provinces

Target country
Vietnam
Comment on location
10 different provinces

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Country
Location
Vietnam

Target country
Vietnam

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
53,700

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Timber plantation (for wood and fibre)

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[1995] Concluded (Oral Agreement)
Comment on negotiation status
in the company website, it says that the company has now planted 53, 700 hectares.

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1995] Project not started
Comment on implementation status
in the company website, it says that the company has now planted 53, 700 hectares.

Land area

Size in operation (production, in ha)
[2011] 46000

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Forestry unspecified

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Outright Purchase

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2011] In operation (production)

Operating company

Comment on investment chain
Domestic partners: MARD & People's Comitee

Operating company

Name of investment project
VIJACHIP (Vietnam – Japan Chip Corporation)
Comment on investment chain
VIJACHIP is a Joint Venture between the Japanese NISSHO IWAI (now SOJITZ Corporation) and the VINAFOR, a State-owned company/with five local forestry companies (according to another source). Sojitz has three directly managed woodchip manufacturing subsidiaries in Vietnam that conduct afforestation projects: VIJACHIP Cai Lan Corporation, VIJACHIP Corporation, VIJACHIP Vung Ang Corporation.

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2000-2001-01-01
Comment on data source
The Pulp Invasion: The international pulp and paper industry in the Mekong Region by Chris Lang

Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2001-01-01
Comment on data source
The Pulp Invasion: The international pulp and paper industry in the Mekong Region by Chris Lang

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2008-01-01

Data source #3

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
Date
2006-01-01

Data source #4

Data source type
Company sources
File

Data source #5

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2009-04-01

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
Date
2013-01-07

Data source #7

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2011-07-01

Promised benefits for local communities

Promised benefits for local communities
Financial Support
Other
Comment on promised benefits for local communities
SPECIFY)-PROTECTION AGAINST EROSION

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Accacia, Eucalyptus

How much water is extracted?

Comment on how much water is extracted
JPN

Overall comment

Overall comment
Import of error check - Coordinator's overview comment: Multiple issues (see comments - not all corrected by RK). From 1995? Remove? Import of error check - Reviewer's overview comment: Cannot find the data entered from the source provided. Although, in the company website, it says that the company has now planted 53, 700 hectares. Import of other remarks regarding the investment: In former land use other means abandoned land