Deal #3806

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Dong Nai province, Vietnam

Target country
Vietnam

Location #2

Spatial accuracy level
Administrative region
Location
Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu, Vietnam

Target country
Vietnam

Land area

Size under contract (leased or purchased area, in ha)
[2005] 3500

Intention of investment

Intention of investment
Timber plantation (for wood and fibre)
Comment on intention of investment
woodchip

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Lease
Comment on nature of the deal
the primary investor "does not hold the land rights to the areas they use as plantation sources. SFR holds a kind of sublease arrangement with the local government and state forest enterprise with the length of this lease depending on the area under question" (http://www.cifor.org/publications/pdf_files/research/governance/foresttrade/Attachment7-KBarney-VietnamReport.pdf )

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
Concluded (Contract signed)

Implementation status

Implementation status
[1990] In operation (production)
Comment on implementation status
the company has been exporting woodchips from Vietnam since 1990

Contract farming

Contract farming
Yes
Not on leased / purchased area (out-grower)
Yes
Comment on contract farming
the company has small areas of their own plantations, which account for approximately 10-15 % of their export volume; the other 85-90 % of their supply comes from small farmers and plantation owners

Operating company

Name of investment project
SFR (Vietnam)

 

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Data source #1

Data source type
Research Paper / Policy Report
File
Date
2005-01-01

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Crops area
Accacia, Eucalyptus

Use of produce

Has export
Yes
Export
100
Country 1
Japan

In country processing of produce

In country processing of produce
Yes

Overall comment

Overall comment
Itochu is involved in a number of other projects in Vietnam. I has build an ethanol plant in a JV with PetroVietnam Oil (using cassava as feedstock) and a textile plant.

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