Deutsche Bank China to provide $43m trade finance facility to CNTIC

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • Asian Power

The facility will be used for a electricity generation project in rural Myanmar.

Deutsche Bank (China)  has provided a $43m account receivable purchase facility to China National Technical Import & Export Corporation (CNTIC) for the construction of a gas-fired power generation project in Myanmar, according to an announcement.

Backed by China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation, the mid-tenor facility is supporting a 90MW plant located in Myingyan township, in the Mandalay region. The power plant is developed and operated by Hong Kong-based VPower under a 5-year power purchase agreement with Electric Power Generation Enterprise (EPGE) of Myanmar.

For this project, owner and operator of distributed power stations in Myanmar, VPower spearheaded initiatives to improve the quality of life within the local community, such as creating job opportunities and repairing of community infrastructure.

CNTIC has been appointed as engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor for this project, which entered into commercial operations in February 2019 and will generate a minimum of 630GW hours of electricity per year.

Through a long-term partnership, CNTIC and VPower have established a solid track record in executing power projects on an expedited basis.

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