Deal #3169

Location #1

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Myeik, Myanmar (Burma)

Target country
Myanmar
Comment on location
Mon State and Tanintharyi Region

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
30000
Comment on land area
30000 ha foreseen for the first phase

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Agriculture unspecified

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2012] Intended (Expression of interest)
Comment on negotiation status
the collaborating companies FGV and PLM are exploring the possibility of a joint collaboration with the view of setting up a joint venture company. They signed a MoU stating that they jointly scout for greenfield and brownfield opportunities for establishing rubber plantations, targeted to be about 30,000 hectares for the first phase. (2015) In the 2014 annual report of Felda group, they are now working on applying a license in order to invest in rubber related activities

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] Project not started
[2017] Project abandoned

Contract #1

Contract date
2012-10-01
Duration of the agreement (in years)
70

Operating company

Operating company

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2012-10-01
Comment on data source
Pressrelease FGV (contains: area, Investor, MoU signing information)

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-06-02

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2014-12-01
Comment on data source
FGV: Annual Report 2014

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-03-10

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-03-10

Data source #6

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2012-03-01

Data source #7

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2015-12-31

Data source #8

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-05-15
Comment on data source
The Sun daily: FGV scraps rubber venture in Myanmar / (contains: status information, JV company name, Crop information)

Data source #9

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-05-10
Comment on data source
The Star online: Felda Global Ventures forms JV in Myanmar to build rubber processing plants

Data source #10

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2017-08-01
Comment on data source
Oxfam: Whose crops, at what price? Agricultural Investment in Myanma

Data source #11

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2014-03-18
Comment on data source
Myanmar Business Today: FGV Forays Deeper into Myanmar with $15-m Rubber Plant Deal

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Rubber tree

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Country 1
Malaysia
Country 2
China

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
For the 30000 hectares in this abandonned deal, only rubber was planned. Sugar cane and oil palm was planned on other "We hope to conclude this in December or early next year and then we will plan to grow rubber trees on 30,000 hectares in Myeik. [...] In addition to this, he said, FGV also wants to emulate Felda's social scheme in Myeik and was studying the feasibility. Sabri said the group had also identified areas suitable for sugar cane and oil palm plantations." (See: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2012/10/01/felda-global-ventures-into-palm-oil-sugar-cane-rubber-in-myanmar/#vdiOoYPt5WZAEFoj.99)

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