China inks deal with Myanmar on 33 MoUs including Kyaukphyu and Yangon development projects

19 January 2020
China inks deal with Myanmar on 33 MoUs including Kyaukphyu and Yangon development projects
Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) attends the meeting with Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi (not in picture) during their meeting at president house in Naypyitaw Myanmar, 17 January 2020. Photo: President's Office/EPA

During his visit to Myanmar, Chinese President Xi Jinping signed 33 Memorandum of Understanding agreements, protocols and exchanges including the Kyaukphyu and Yangon development projects.

The 33 MoUs, Agreements, Protocols and Exchanges are as follows: 

  1. Concession Agreement and Shareholders’ Agreement of Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone and Deep-Sea port Project

  2. Handing over of the Muse-Mandalay Feasibility Report 

  3. Handing over and Receipt of Detailed Feasibility Reports of Mandalay-Tigyaing-Muse Expressway and Kyaukphyu-Naypyitaw Highway

  4. Letter of Intent regarding New Urban Development of Yangon City

  5. MoU of Feasibility Study for Yangon River Estuary West Bank Protection Project

  6. Feasibility Study for Mandalay-Bagan Railway Line Project

  7. Letter of Intent for the acceleration of Mee Lin Gyaing Integrated LNG Power Project 

  8. MoU on Conducting Feasibility Study of the Myanmar-China Power Interconnection Project

  9. Exchange Letter for the Feasibility Study on the China-aided resettlement project for Internally Displaced Persons in Kachin State 

  10. MoU on Accelerating Negotiation on the Framework Agreement on the China-Myanmar Muse-Ruili Cross Border Economic Cooperation Zone 

  11. Implementation Agreement for Procurement of Passenger Coaches by Interest Free Loan 

  12. Implementation Agreement for the Kunlong Bridge Project 

  13. MoU of Feasibility Study for Watalone Tunnel Project 

  14. Exchange Letter for the Feasibility Study on 3-year Development Plan of Border Areas 

  15. Protocol on Plant Inspection and Quarantine Requirements for Exporting Rice from Myanmar to China 

  16. Protocol on Quarantine Health Requirements for Slaughtering Bovine to be exported to China from Myanmar 

  17. Protocol for Heat Processed Cocoon to be imported from Myanmar to China 

  18. Exchange Letter for the Project of Agricultural Product Quality Control Centre 

  19. Exchange Letter for the Project of Hybrid Rice Research Centre 

  20. MoU on the Establishment of the Working Group for the Promotion of Smooth Trade 

  21. MoU on Local Cooperation under the Framework of Joint Building China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) between the Yunnan Province and Mandalay Region 

  22. Implementation of the China-aided Upgrading of No. 2 Industrial Training Centre Mandalay Project 

  23. MoU on Enhancing Infrastructure Development Cooperation 

  24. MoU on Promoting Production Capacity and Investment Cooperation 

  25. MoU on Human Resources Development Cooperation 

  26. MoU between the two Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar and China on Strengthening Cooperation 

  27. Agreement on Mutual Provision of Embassy Land and Buildings 

  28. Handover Certificate of the Yangon Police Command Centre 

  29. Exchange Letter for the Provision of 6 Patrol Boats to the Myanmar Police Force 

  30. MoU on Cooperation between Chinese and Myanmar Football Federations 

  31. MoU on the Establishment of Province/Region Friendship between Yunnan Province and Yangon Region 

  32. Agreement on Cooperation between National Radio and Television Administration of China and Ministry of Information of Myanmar 

  33. MoU on Co-organizing the Myanmar Day of 2020 Lancang-Mekong TV Week