Fun times at SCB First the media notes that “The report said the central bank played a role in recommending Mr Boontuck to sit on the board and probe the bank’s heavy lending to three companies: Sahaviriya Steel Industries Plc, Pace Development Corporation… “ Source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1480809/boontuck-joins-scb-board SCB has retorted that “Recent media reports have suggested that […]

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AKR AKR expects 2Q18 to be better than 1Q18 given growing demand of transformers from both government and private entities. It has 2-3 deals worth Bt100mn in the works. It will also bid for 10 solar rooftop projects valued at Bt600mn with results in 2Q18. These will give revenue growth of 20% this year. (Thun […]

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ANAN ANAN believes 2018 revenue will grow by 18% to Bt28.3-34.3bn, even though transfers of Ashton Asoke have been delayed. It says it is willing to return the money if the project is not able to be transferred by the scheduled date. It also says 95% of its customers are willing to wait for transfers […]

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BJC BJC is adding more BIGC stores to reach 781 by the end of 2017 and trying to reduce low profit products on the shelves. It reported that same-store-sales growth turned positive in 3Q17 for the first time in three years and expects SSS growth to continue to rise in 4Q17-1Q18 in tandem with the […]

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APCO APCO says 4Q17 results will be better than 3Q17’s backed by increasing sales fromthe “Shop Chuay Chard” campaign. It believes 2017 revenue will reach Bt450mn and project revenue will grow by 20% in 2018. It is looking for a partner to join a joint venture for a Balancing Immunity Center(BIC), which it expects to […]

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AGE AGE says The logistics and warehouse service business has a good outlook next year, as it expects to receive Bt500mn revenue. It plans to close the deal to set up a joint venture with a Chinese partner in 2017 and raise revenue proportion from overseas to 20%. It also expects revenue to grow by […]

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BJC BJC subsidiary BJIHK purchased Vina Paper Joint Stock Company  for Bt482.66mn from Diana Unicharm Joint Stock Company, entering the paper production and sales business in Vietnam. It believes this acquisition will strengthen its already fundamentals. (Thun Hoon, 25/9/17) CPN CPN is going to book Bt3.5bn insurance compensation for Central World’s fire, which will substantially […]

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AMATA BoI approved client investments of Bt28bn in three businesses: automotive, electronics, utilities and SME industries. It also lengthened the 50% corporate tax exemption period for machine improvements for three years, now ending 2020. (Thun Hoon, 18/9/17) Comment: Thailand is trying their best to maintain FDI growth and should it work then yes the players […]

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ANAN ANAN is launching five projects worth in total Bt21.1bn along with its JV Mitsui at Paragon on June 22. Currently, the company has Bt42.5bn worth of backlog on hand to be recognized through 2019. (Kao Hoon, 6/5/17) Comment: A continuation of what they’ve been wanting to do for the past few years, now it […]

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BJC BJC expects 1Q17 net profit to be higher than Bt1.2bn thanks to BIGC. It believes outlook is positive, underwritten by numerous positive factors. (Thun Hoon, 04/05/07) Comment: Their price has declined some 20% from its peak post the acquisition from BIGC.   BPP BPP expects a solid performance in this year thanks to the […]

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