Deal #3787

Location #1

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Coordinates
Location
Dawei, Myanmar

Latitude
14.258794225188035
Longitude
98.04296088769524
Target country
Myanmar
Comment on location
Tanintharyi, Myanmar

Land area

Intended size (in ha)
20451.0
Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2010] 19600

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Industry
Comment on intention of investment
the project includes a deep seaport, a light and heavy industrial zone, a coal-fired power plant and highways and railway links to the Thai border

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[2010] Concluded (Contract signed)
[2008] Intended (Expression of interest)
Comment on negotiation status
renewal option

Implementation status

Implementation status
[2013] Startup phase (no production)
Comment on implementation status
There is still no production, the construction is still on going and they are signing more investors.

Purchase price

Purchase price
37500000
Purchase price currency
US Dollar ($)
Purchase price area type
for specified area
Purchase price area
20500
Comment on purchase price
"The first installment was paid in December 2010 for USD 1 Million and the remaining amount shall be paid by installments after establishment of special economic zone." (Italian-thai Development Public Company Limited, Annual Report 2011: 92)

Contract #1

Contract date
2010-11-02
Duration of the agreement (in years)
60

Number of total jobs created

Jobs created (total)
Yes

Operating company

Name of investment project
Dawei Special Economic Zone

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2013-03-01

Data source #2

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2017-03-09

Data source #3

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2016-12-31

Data source #4

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-03-24

Data source #5

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-03-28

Data source #6

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2012-12-18

Data source #7

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2013-03-11

Data source #8

Data source type
Company sources
File
Date
2013-01-01

Data source #9

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

Data source #10

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-04-22

Data source #11

Data source type
Media report
File
Date
2015-01-30

Data source #12

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2014-09-01
Comment on data source
Dawei Development Association (DDA). 2014. Voices from the Ground: Concerns Over the Dawei Special Economic Zone and Related Projects

Data source #13

Data source type
Personal information
File
Date
2018-02-01
Includes in-country-verified information
Yes
Comment on data source
Pictures of SEZ site visite by Centre for Development and Environment staff. Pictures of Signboards at the visitor centre and the bare area inside the planned SEZ boundaries. (includes: project maps, site visit pictures, location, area)

Data source #14

Data source type
Other (Please specify in comment field)
Date
2019-09-01

Names of communities / indigenous peoples affected

Comment on communities / indigenous peoples affected
This project affected on 22,000 - 43,000 directly affected.

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Limited consultation

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Mixed reaction

Displacement of people

Displacement of people
Yes
Number of people facing displacement once project is fully implemented
20000
Comment on displacement of people
Estimated number of people facing displacement: 20,000-40,000 Only one family now lives in Bawah, the official resettlement site. (EarthRights 2018)

Negative impacts for local communities

Negative impacts for local communities
Environmental degradation
Socio-economic
Displacement
Other
Comment on negative impacts for local communities
Community members report that since they live within the project area, they have not been able to register their land formally (EarthRights 2018)

Promised or received compensation

Promised compensation (e.g. for damages or resettlements)
only few people living in Nabule have received compensation thus far for any project‑related damages (EarthRights 2018)

Former land use

Former land use
Smallholder agriculture

Source of water extraction

Comment on source of water extraction
Ground water pollution.

Overall comment

Overall comment
Relevant laws involved: 2012 ( Foreign Investment Law), 2012 ( Environmental Conservation), 2014 ( Environmental Conservation Rules), 2016 Myanmar Investment Law, 2012 Farmland Law)

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