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Contract on Investment of Agriculture and Processing between the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Pheapimex Co., Ltd

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries agrees to provide the concession land covering an area of 176,065 hectares located in district of Toek Phos, Samaki Meanchey and Boribo, Kampong Chhnang province for Pheapimex Co., Ltd to own and use for agriculture production last for 70 years from the date 2000 to 2070.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Cambodia
  • Concessions
  • Economic land concessions and plantations
  • Land
  • Public land lease
Document type Land Concession Contract
Contracting Parties
  • Phea Phimex Group Co. Ltd.
Government Entity (multiple)
  • Minister of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries
Document reference no. Letter No. 852
License CC-BY-SA-4.0
Copyright Yes
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Version / Edition 1
Language of document
  • English
  • Kampong Chhnang
Metadata Reference Information

Metadata last updated on 2017-02-23. For inquiries contact: Open Development Cambodia. Address: 43 St. 208, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Email:, Website:

Signature date January 8, 2000

Pheapimex Co., Ltd #17 Street 55, Sangkat Chatomuk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh. Tel: (855) 12 827 888, (855) 23 212 240.

Granted area 176065
Contract term 70
Contract term unit Years
Guaranty deposit for contract implementation ($) 20000
Land use planning Year1,5000 Year2,6000 Year3,7000 Year4,8000 Year5,9000 Year6,10000 Year7,11900 Year8,11900 Year9,11900 Year10,11900 Year11,11900 Year12,11900 Year13,11900 Year14,11900 Year15,11900 Year16,11900 Year17,11900
Party's obligation in the implementation of the project

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

  • Seeking the essential measures from the concerned institutions in order to solve any incidents/problems for which any offenders violate the company under the terms and conditions of this agreement, such as development, use of land concession locations or claiming any part of concession area.
  • Monitoring: The implementation of the contract of the company, the environmental impact, and Technical work and the business production programs.
  • Informing in writing to the company 3 weeks prior to monitoring property and any modification over the land concession area.

The Company:

  • Agreeing to pay the deposit and rental fee correctly in the article 4 of this contract until the deadline
  • Agreeing to cover all the expenditures on Monitoring and Research as shown in article 1.4
  • Preparing business production in accordance with plans as clarified in its own technical economic report and as in article 3
  • Having the right to collect and distribute the products locally and internationally in conformity with applicable principles
  • Machinery equipment, spare parts and chemical materials that are imported for the purpose of business and the duty payment are fully dependent upon the determination by the Kingdom of Cambodia
  • Allowing the Ministry and relevant institutions to monitor and assess the environmental impacts; and must implement according to the advices by Ministry and concerned institutions over the environment related issues.
  • Buy the agricultural products from Cambodian farmers depending on the product quality and the prices prevailing at the market.
  • During the forest clearance for business production, if mines such as gold, gemstone or the national heritage materials (on the ground or underground) must be maintained as the state property.
Job creation summary

Recruit local workers or foreign experts in order to advise or train local workers about cropping techniques of business production according to their immediate heeds respective to the Laws of Kingdom of Cambodia, in the case that experts are not available in the country.

Environmental protection obligation
  • Undertaking exploitation through already prepared plans such as: clear-cutting, road construction, cropping, maintenance, etc, in respect to conditions of sustainable uses of concession and environmental impacts caused directly by business production.
  • Every construction of infrastructure like dam, and canal vulnerably causing the severe environmental impacts to surrounding areas must be permitted by either the Ministry or the concerned institutions.
Socio-cultural protection

Taking care of living standards as well as health and education of staff, workers, and their family members by assisting, by the company’s ability, settlement buildings, hospital, religious buildings, school, and recreational centers.

Fiscal duties summary

The company agree to pay taxes or other charge fee that are obliged by the Royal Government, including export duties compatible with the future laws.

Suspension and/or revocation or termination

In the event there are risk and uncertainty, the company must inform the Ministry in writing declaring the reasons for risking. The company shall temporarily stop operating during a period of risking and uncertainty.

Related Project

Legacy reference document Agreement_between_Pheapimex_and_MAFF__08.01.2000.pdf
Open Contracting Identifier ocds-miumsd-29300ced-c8a8-48b9-8e8e-8e1f367b9bbc
Date uploaded March 28, 2017, 02:30 (UTC)
Date modified April 28, 2017, 08:07 (UTC)