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CDC: Myanmar

Question for Department for International Development

UIN 49886, tabled on 20 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what the business activities are of (a) Shan Orchard, (b) Frontiir Co. Ltd, (c) Solar Home Pte Ltd, (d) MC Easy Microfinance Co. Ltd, (e) Alliance for Microfinance in Myanmar Ltd, (f) Advans Myanmar and (g) Irrawaddy Green Tower Project as invested in by CDC Group; and whether (i) the Government of Myanmar and (ii) local state authorities have shareholdings in each business.

Answered on

2 June 2020

The business activities of these investments are:

Business name

Business activities

Shan Orchard

An agri-business focussed on the production of avocados

Frontiir Co. Ltd

An internet service provider

Solar Home Pte Ltd

A provider of pay-as-you-go solar home systems.

MC Easy Microfinance Co. Ltd

A microfinance institution

Alliance for Microfinance in Myanmar Ltd

A microfinance institution

Advans Myanmar

A microfinance institution

Irrawaddy Green Tower

An infrastructure provider of telecommunications towers

Neither the Government of Myanmar or local state authorities are on the shareholder lists of any of the above businesses.

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