Kyaukpyu Township

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Kyaukpyu Township
Country  Burma
State Rakhine State
District Kyaukpyu District
Capital Kyaukpyu
Time zone MST (UTC+6:30)

Kyaukpyu Township (Burmese: ကျောက်ဖြူမြို့နယ်) is a township of Kyaukpyu District in the Rakhine State of Myanmar. The principal town is Kyaukpyu.[1]

At Ma Day Island of Kyaukpyu Township, a deep sea port was being built by Aisa World Company by investment of China National Petroleum Corporation.[2][3]

Kyaukphyu Special Economic Zone[edit]

The Kyaukpyu SEZ plan is included an industrial zone, residential housing estates and a deep-water port and to cover about 11 miles near Sit Taw and Si Maw Village.[4] 1200 kilometers roadway and railway will linked between SEZ and Yunnan Province of China. But it will be relocated near to Kani Village because of finding an active mud volcano in initially planned area. Nippon Koei, China’s CITIC group and Burma's Htoo Trading are expected to investment this project.[5] CPG Consultancy Ltd., a Singaporean company, is appointed as adviser in selection of investment proposals.[6]

Shwe Gas Project[edit]

It is one of the Burma's largest natural gas projects. A USD 3 billion gas pipeline and onshore tanker terminal project was built by Daewoo, China National Petroleum Corporation and Burma's state-owned Myanmar Oil and Gas Enterprise. It can pump about 12 billion cubic meters of gas annually to Kunming, Yunnan Province of China. It is planned to pump 22 million tonnes of crude oil annually. The dual oil and gas pipelines run over 800 kilometers from Kyaukpyu to Kunming.[7]

See also[edit]

Sino-Burma pipelines


  1. ^ "Map of Kyaukpyu and Ramree Township~" (PDF). Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived June 14, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "February Updates – Shwe Gas Project and Kyauk Phyu Port -". Retrieved 6 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Kyaukpyu SEZ Delayed for 13 Months". 13 May 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "Mud Volcano May Force Relocation of Kyaukpyu SEZ". 20 June 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "CPG Signs As Advisor For Kyaukpyu SEZ". 22 March 2014. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "Myanmar plans its own ‘mini Singapore’". Gwen Robinson. Retrieved 3 July 2014. 

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