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Kyaukpyu Winner Announcement Postponed

Kyaukpyu Winner Announcement Postponed

30 January 2015

The announcement of the winner for the first stage of building the special economic zone (SEZ) in Kyaukpyu has been postponed. Management officials decided that the announcement will be made in February, rather than in December 2014 as originally planned. According to the Bid Evaluation and Awarding Committee joint secretary, U Aung Kyaw Than, the […]

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Businesses Fear Chinese Will Control Kyaukpyu Projects

Businesses Fear Chinese Will Control Kyaukpyu Projects

13 January 2015

Many businesses have started to fear that the Kyaukpyu project development will end up being under Chinese control. It could cause problems for Rakhine State if the development of the deep-sea port does end up in Chinese hands. The businesses have encouraged the government to take some time with the project. There is no need […]

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Video: Why Kyaukpyu Special Economic Zone?

Video: Why Kyaukpyu Special Economic Zone?

13 September 2014

Promotional video from the Kyaukpyu SEZ roadshow which visited China and Singapore in 2014. Investors are currently being sought to develop the special economic zone (SEZ) which includes a natural deep sea port, industrial zone, gas and oil pipelines. The proposed site for the industrial park will be located south of the Kyaukpyu town, north-east […]

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Lowest Bid Does Not Guarantee Win In Kyaukpyu SEZ Project

Lowest Bid Does Not Guarantee Win In Kyaukpyu SEZ Project

10 September 2014

The lowest bid to build a gas-powered generating station at the Kyaukpyu SEZ has been placed by Hong Kong company, but officials say there is no guarantee that the company will win the contract. Four private firms places bids for the electricity generation project at the Kyaukpyu SEZ in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, also known as […]

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Kyaukpyu Mud Volcano Erupts, Destroying Paddies And More

Kyaukpyu Mud Volcano Erupts, Destroying Paddies And More

05 September 2014

In the Kyaukpyu Township in western Burma a mud volcano has erupted, spewing mud over three village tracts and wiping out over 100 acres of paddies fields. There have been no reports of injuries. The eruption happened around 5 p.m. on Sunday, according to the Rakhine Social Network Information Centre’s Htun Htun Naing, who confirmed […]

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A Dozen International Companies Await Kyaukpyu SEZ Bid Response

A Dozen International Companies Await Kyaukpyu SEZ Bid Response

02 September 2014

According to the Kyaukpyu Special Economic Zone committee, 12 companies from seven nations have submitted their proposals for development projects in the SEZ. Included among the proposals are plans for developing factories and housing as well as for completing the planned deep sea port. A call for bids went out earlier this year, and bidding […]

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Land Prices Not Rising As Expected Near Kyaukpyu SEZ

Land Prices Not Rising As Expected Near Kyaukpyu SEZ

23 July 2014

Prices for land around the Kyaukpyu Special Economic Zone have not risen very much recently, contrary to a trend that has shown rapid property price rises near important developments, including development in Thilawa and the planned Hanthawaddy airport. Land prices have barely shown any increase at all, according to U Maung San Shwe, the Arakan […]

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Kyaukpyu SEZ Means Upgrades For Highways, Other Infrastructure

Kyaukpyu SEZ Means Upgrades For Highways, Other Infrastructure

20 July 2014

In preparation for the development of the Kyaukpyu Special Economic Zone (SEZ), the Kyaukpyu-Magway route and the No 2 Union Highway will be upgraded, according to the Ministry of Construction. The two highways are preferred connections to the zone. The SEZ is predicted to cost $280 million to build, and bid requests have been opened […]

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Mud Volcano May Force Relocation of Kyaukpyu SEZ

Mud Volcano May Force Relocation of Kyaukpyu SEZ

20 June 2014

The Special Economic Zone that planned for development in the Sit Taw and Si Maw villages of the Kyaukpyu township in the Arakan State may be moved to a different location after the discovery of a mud volcano in the area, according to a senior Burmese official working on the project. SEZ International, an advisory […]

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Ground Surveys Begin For Railway To China

Ground Surveys Begin For Railway To China

20 June 2014

Surveying work has started in preparation for the railway that will link the Kyaukpyu township in Burma’s Arakan state (also known as Rakhine state) through the Shan state of Muse and into China, according to a report from the Ministry of Rail Transport released Monday. The ministry’s report indicates that international standards will be followed […]

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