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2014/04 Nile Commercial Bank plays a big role in a trade delegation to China (led by presidential legal affairs advisor, Telar Deng). Snippet
2014/04/16 RSS signs key legal agreements with the World Bank's Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), which should help attract investors to the country. Snippet
2014/04 South Sudan is in the process of buying into the proposed Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) network project for East Africa (along with Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda), according to the project's Joint Technical Committee. This will entail a railway line between Kampala and Juba. Snippet
2014/03/09 The foreign ministers of Egypt and South Sudan discuss trade, investment, and Nile water issues. Snippet
2014/03 A South Korean overseas investment company, Make Group, is to revise and renew its MOU with the telecommunications ministry. Snippet
2014/03/08 A delegation of South Korean investors meets the finance minister, Aggrey Tisa Sabuni. Snippet
2012/02 Key infrastructure projects have been put on hold due largely to insecurity associated with the 2013/14 rebellion, according to the Ministry of Transport, Roads and Bridges. Projects affected are the Juba-Bor-Malakal-Renk road, the Juba-Yei-Kaya road and the much-needed second Juba bridge. MOUs have been signed with Chinese companies. Another factor is lack of clarity in investment policy and bank guarantees. Snippet
2014/02 CES governor Clement Wani Konga visits China and reaches understandings with the China Communications and Construction Company on various infrastructure and commercial projects, largely to be paid for (and presumably owned) by the Chinese. But few details are as yet provided by the governor. Snippet 1464
2013 The town authorities of Aweil and state authorities of NBGS are welcoming and appreciative of Ethiopian and Eritrean investors who rent land and make concrete buildings. Snippet 1208
2013/07 The CES government 'welcomes' the setting up of a sugar plantation and factory in Terekeka County, by Uttam Sucrotech International, an Indian company. Snippet
2012/08 Manepali Sugar Works Limited reportedly signs $350m agreement with CES for sugar works in 100,000 acres in Gemmeiza. (CRN 2012/08/18) Snippet
2013/02 'In practice, most of the investment in South Sudan is still from neighboring countries, especially Kenya (for banking and transport), Uganda (for retail and telecoms), Ethiopia (for hotels), and Eritrea (for retail and hotels)' (Alex de Waal, 2013) Snippet 602
2011/12 to 2012 US government hosted an investment conference for South Sudan in December 2011. It's enthusiasm for this was spurred partly by 'strong connections between South Sudan and influential U.S. constituencies, including churches, celebrity advocates, and Israel'. But US investors have not been able to find many feasible projects. (Alex de Waal, 2013) Snippet 601
Reference Mini-review
EJAtlas, 2011-2014. Jarch Management Land Deal in Mayom County, South Sudan [Web page] Environmental Justice Atlas. Accessed online.

Web-page case-file on use of 800,000 hectares in Mayom County acquired by Jarch through the Leac for Agriculture and Investment Company from de facto rulers in the area in 2009-2010.

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