Permit awarded for the largest investment project in Ben Tre

On November 22, 2007, Mr Nguyen
Quoc Bao, Vice Chairman of Ben Tre's People's Committee, awarded the expected
investment permit to the 100% Thai-invested CP Viet Nam Livestock Limited
Company (CP Viet Nam Co., Ltd.), nearly a month after its investment project
was announced here by the Industrial Parks Authoriy. The investment project by
the CP Viet Nam Co., Ltd. is to build a factory to manufacture aquatic feed in
Ben Tre. The total investment capital for the factory is said to be at US$68.5
million (or VND 1,184 billion), which has so far been said to be the largest
FDI project in Ben Tre. It has a capacity to produce 384,000 tons of products
per year. The factory is to be set up in the An Hiep Industrial Zone (Chau
Thanh District).

Mr Adisak Tosakul, Vice General
Director in charge of aquatic products of the company said, the construction of
the factory would be kicked start by the end this month, November, 2007, and
would go into operation by August, 2008.

Translated by An Chau