SME fund bill bound for cabinet. The Finance Ministry will seek cabinet approval to require financial institutions to contribute 0.001% of their deposit base to a fund tasked with promoting small and mediumsized enterprises (SMEs). A legal amendment is needed for the contribution requirement and the fund is expected to receive Bt100mn in contributions if […]

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ANAN ANAN will launch “Ideo Mobi Sukhumvit Eastpoint” condominium which is located at Bangna near the BTS Bangna station, so this condominium will attract buyers who need convenient transportation. (Thun Hoon, 19/10/18) Comment: As are the majority of their projects. ASIAN ASIAN says there are a lot of new orders and increasing customers. It targets […]

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ASAP ASAP expects growth in 4Q18, supported by high tourism season. It targets revenue growth of 30% backed by an increase in customers. It is dealing with a Japanese company to add “asap GO” car rental centers around the factory zone. The deal will be concluded in December. (Thun Hoon, 18/10/18) Comment: Now GRAB is […]

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DOD DOD is preparing for 3Q18 budget approval. It expects growth in 4Q18, supported by increase of OEM orders It expects revenue to be strong this year and it is preparing to set up a second raw material extraction plant in November-December. (Kao Hoon, 17/10/18) DTAC DTAC subsidiary DTN submitted a bid for 900Mhz spectrum […]

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BEM BEM is confident that the second phase of the Blue Line extension will open in September 2019 and the third phase will open in 2020. It will ask for a renewal of the second-stage expressway concession in mid-2019. It expects expressway revenue growth of 2% and MRTS revenue of 7% next year, excluding the […]

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Notable Transactions Buy(s) THB 83 mn NEWS – The President takes a decent chunk of the company Sell(s) THB 215 mn PRINC – Was surprised to see a sale by the Chairman of the Exec board. JKN – A sale by the founder to a doctor that owns bright tv..

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EEC Office and Jetro sign aid deal. Thailand and Japan have come to an agreement to aid Japanese companies looking to invest in the government’s flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) scheme. Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana yesterday witnessed the signing ceremony of a memorandum of intent between the EEC Office and the Japan External Trade Organization […]

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AOT AOT entered into joint venture with SAL to improve parking service and airport equipment. It will hold 49% of the JV. It is looking for new investments. (Thun Hoon, 12/10/18) BGRIM BGRIM signed its Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Vietnam’s government. The 257MW plant will start commercial operations on June 30, 2019, boosting revenue […]

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ANAN ANAN plans to launch three property projects worth Bt6.8bn in 4Q18 and boost its presales to reach its target of Bt35bn this year. It believes demand for condominiums adjacent BTS and MRT lines is still growing. (Kao Hoon, 11/10/18) Comment: For property the story is quite simple…a good location at a decent price typically […]

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