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					ACMECS: Ayeyawady – Chao Phraya – Mekong Economic Cooperation Strategy
ACMECS Special SOM and Ministerial Retreat, 1 – 2 November 2004, Krabi Province, Thailand


                                         Project Proposal

Project Title: 1. Feasibility study on the establishment of wholesale and distribution center
                  in Lao PDR and Myanmar
               2. Establishment of wholesale and distribution center in Cambodia, Lao PDR
                  and Myanmar
Requesting Agency: Bureau of Trade Initiatives, Department of Foreign Trade,
                       Ministry of Commerce, Thailand
Proposed Source of Assistance:
Estimated Cost of Assistance: 1,000 million baht (US$ 24.09 million)
                                  (exchange rate: US$ 1 = 41.5 baht)


1. Background Information and Justification for the Project
      1.1   The feasibility study on the establishment of wholesale and distribution center
            in Lao PDR and Myanmar is a fast track project under ACMECS which aims
            to examine and to evaluate market capability and opportunity in Cambodia,
            Lao PDR and Myanmar as well as to put forward justified recommendations of
            a probable concept and information to the establishment of wholesale market
            and distribution center in Lao PDR and Myanmar. It also aims to interlink
            local markets in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Thailand with other
            foreign region market with great efficiency.
      1.2   The establishment of wholesale market and distribution center in Cambodia,
            Lao PDR and Myanmar is an implementation stage of the abovementioned
            project in accordance with its findings. This consists of land acquisition,
            selection of space, construction of buildings and other amenities, infrastructure
            development, business management system, transportation and
            communication, waste and pollution treatment system.

2. Details of the Project
       2.1     Objective
               2.1.1 To conduct an investigation, from economic and financial view points,
                      on the establishment possibility of wholesale market and distribution
                      center each in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar.
               2.1.2 To pinpoint appropriate locations for the establishment of wholesale
                      market and distribution center in Cambodia, Lao PDR and Myanmar to
                      perform as a distribution and linkage center of agricultural & industrial
                      products and services for both public and private sectors in ACMECS
                      countries.
               2.1.3 To identify pattern and construction of buildings and other amenities,
                      infrastructure development, business management system,
                      transportation and communication, waste and pollution treatment
                      system of wholesale market and distribution center each in Cambodia,
                      Lao PDR and Myanmar.
               2.1.4 To identify feasible management structure of the wholesale market and
                      distribution center, as well as its flow chart indicating responsibilities
                      of each section, classification of product in line for trade, and to
                      recommend tendency of investment incentives for trade, production
                      and tourism.
               2.1.5 To promote and uplift economic well being and growth of Cambodia,
                      Lao PDR and Myanmar.

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                2.1.6   To create employment and to generate income for people of ACMECS
                        countries.
                2.1.7   To make use of / conserve on natural resources efficiently within
                        ACMECS countries.
                2.1.8   To develop higher-standard product and services which could compete
                        in the world market.
                2.1.9   To decrease production cost and energy waste in ACMECS countries.

        2.2     Project Outputs
                2.2.1 Report findings which can be timely implemented to the establishment
                       of wholesale market and distribution centerm and comprised of:
                              1) Production capability and market opportunity
                              2) Economic feasibility
                              3) Financial feasibility
                              4) Environmental suitability
                2.2.2 Establishment of wholesale market and distribution center in
                       border area of ACMECS countries
                2.2.3 Increase of trade volume and value within ACMECS countries
                2.2.4 Increase of income earning of people in ACMECS countries

        2.3     Project Activities
                2.3.1 Examine the Establishment of wholesale market and distribution center
                2.3.2 Identify location for Establishment of wholesale market and
                       distribution center
                2.3.3 Arrange manpower for marketing management
                2.3.4 Construct buildings, other amenities and basic infrastructure and
                       transportation
                2.3.5 Set up telecommunication system, waste and pollution treatment
                       system
                2.3.6 Implement IT management system to connect ACMECS local markets
                       with other world important markets

        2.4     Duration of the Project
                2.4.1 Feasibility study – 1 year (January – December 2005)
                2.4.2 Establishment of wholesale market and distribution center – 2 years
                (January 2006 – December 2007)

        2.5     Project Site (s)
                Cambodia : Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Siem Reap, Koh Kong,
                               Oddar Meanchey, Preah Vihear, Pursat, Kampong Speu
                Lao PDR : Savannakhet, Champasak, Khammouan, Borikhamxai,
                               Vientiane, Xiagnabouri, Bokeo
                Myanmar : Yangon, Bago, Mandalay, Tanintharyi, Shan, Kayin, Mon,
                               Kayah

3. Details of the Implementing Agency
       3.1     Institution framework (including coordinator with other agencies concerned)
               1)     Bureau of trade Initiatives, Department of Foreign Trade,
                      Ministry of Commerce of Thailand
               2)     Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia



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        3.2     Staff / Personnel Participating in Project Implementation
                1)      Mr. Nophadol Sarawasi
                        Director of Bureau of trade Initiatives, Department of Foreign Trade,
                        Ministry of Commerce of Thailand
                2)      Mr. Pairoj Phtomwat
                        Senior Trade Technical Officer, Bureau of trade Initiatives,
                        Department of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce of Thailand




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