Appendix 1: Bilateral agreements between Myanmar and China since 1996

SPDC Chairman Than Shwe’s visit to China (January 1996)

Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation

Protocol on Cultural Cooperation

Framework Agreement on Provisions of Interest for Subsidised Credit

State Councillor Luo Gan’s visit to Myanmar (March 1997)

Agreement on Myanmar–China Border Area Management and Cooperation

Agreement on the Chinese Government Providing a Grant of RMB5 million to Myanmar

Agreement on Supply of Agricultural Machinery, Equipment and Spare Parts and Technical Cooperation

Vice-Premier of State Councillor Wu Bangguo’s visit to Myanmar (October 1997)

Framework Agreement on a Preferential Loan with Interest Subsidised by the Chinese Government

Vice-Foreign Minister Tang Jiaxuan’s visit to Myanmar (January–February 1998)

Agreement on Mutual Exemption on Visas for Holders of Diplomatic and Official (Service) Passports

SPDC Secretary-1 Khin Nyunt’s visit to China (June 1999)

Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation

SPDC Vice-Chairman Maung Aye’s visit to China (June 2000)

Joint Statement on the Framework for the Future of Bilateral Relations and Cooperation

Vice-President Hu Jintao’s visit to Myanmar (July 2000)

Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation

Agreement on Tourism Cooperation

Agreement on Science and Technology Cooperation

SPDC Secretary-3 Win Myint’s visit to China (October–November 2000)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Union Solidarity and Development Association (USDA) and the All China Youth Federation (ACYF)

Minister for Home Affairs Jia Chunwang’s visit to Myanmar (January 2001)

Memorandum of Understanding on Narcotic Drugs Control

Minister for Land Resources Tian Fengshan’s visit to Myanmar (July 2001)

Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Geological and Mineral Resources Sectors

Vice-Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s visit to Myanmar (August 2001)

Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation

President Jiang Zemin’s visit to Myanmar (December 2001)

Agreement on Phytosanitary Cooperation

Agreement on Cooperation in Fisheries

Contract for Improving Petroleum Recovery on IOR-4, Pyay Field

Protocol for Cooperation in Border Area

Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation

Agreement on the Promotion and Protection of Investment

Agreement on Cooperation in Animal Health and Quarantine

SPDC Chairman Than Shwe’s visit to China (January 2003)

Agreement on Health Cooperation

Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation

Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Sports

Vice-Premier Li Lanqing’s visit to Myanmar (January 2003)

Agreement on Partial Debt Relief for Myanmar

Memorandum of Understanding on Extending a Grant for the Supply of Culture, Education and Sporting Goods by China to Myanmar

Memorandum of Understanding on the Program of Aerospace and Maritime Courses Provided by China to Myanmar

Vice-Premier Wu Yi’s visit to Myanmar (March 2004)

Memorandum of Understanding on the Promotion of Trade, Investment and Economic Cooperation

Agreement on Economic and Technical Cooperation (Provision of a Grant of RMB50 million)

Framework on Cooperation for Promoting Trade and Investment between China Export and Credit Insurance Corporation and the Myanmar Ministry of Finance and Revenue

Government Concessional Loan Agreement for MPT Project Phase II between the Export-Import Bank of China and the Financial Institution Authorised by the Government of Myanmar

Memorandum of Understanding between UMFCCI and the China Council for Promotion of International Trade

Loan Agreement on Hydraulic Steel Structure (Lot HSS-1) of Yeywa Hydro-Power Project

Strategic Cooperation Agreement on Myanmar National Telecommunications Network Construction Project

Commercial Contract for the Supply of Hydraulic Steel Structure Works and Electrical and Mechanical Equipment for Kun Hydro-Power Project

Commercial Contract for Myaungtaka-Hlinethaya-Yekyi 230KV Transmission Lines and Substation Project

Memorandum of Understanding on the Supply and Installation of Complete Equipment for Float-Glass Production Line with Melting Capacity of 150 TPD and for Tempered Glass, Laminated Glass and Mirror Glass Production Lines

Contract for Construction of No. 4 Urea Fertiliser Factory at Taikkyi Township

Memorandum of Understanding on Hydraulic Steel Structure (Lot HSS-2) and Electromechanical Equipment (Lot EM-1) of Yeywa Hydro-Power Project

National Theatre Renovation Project

Rice-Milling Machine Installation Project

Combine Harvester Production Project

Three Small-Scale Hydro-Power Plants Project

Project for Propagation of Quality Sugarcane and Cotton Strains

Geological and Minerals Exploration in Myanmar–China Border Region

Lashio–Muse Railroad Project