CPN plans to open at least 2 new shopping centres in Malaysia and VN as soon as possible after the successful opening here last week of its 1st Malaysian shopping centre, Central i-City, built at a cost of Bt8.5b. Comment: I am curious to see how they will perform in Hanoi, I have my doubts […]

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It’s been well advertised that the Duty Fee of AOT is currently undergoing a bidding competition. So here’s what we know: 22 May was the deadline for submission of bids. There were five companies that bid on the 22 May and these are: King Power Duty Free co (the current player) Bangkok Airways (BA) Plc […]

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ARIP branches out from event organizer & media publication to digital services, aiming to capture demand for turnkey digital platform for corporate, target 10-15% revenue growth this year. BCP target FY19 EBITA growth >30% driven by higher cracking capacity at 115k bblpd +12% yoy thanks to absence of maintenance shutdown, sets Bt14b capex for ethanol […]

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ASIAN ASIAN reaffirms big jump 1Q from strong premium pet food exports aft team up with German partner, Happy Pet, to expand mkt in Europe. CPN CPN in talk to renew lease contracts with 2 key clients, ZEN and Isetan dept store, before expiry in 1Q&3Q19, upbeat prospect from higher rental rev and L/T cash […]

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AOT NESDC, formerly known as NESDB, opposes to AOT’s plan to build Terminal 2, asking AOT to stick to 2003 Master Plan by building 3rd runway and extensions to East/West passenger terminals. Comment: Who knows who’s right here. BDMS/BA BDMS’s founder, Prasert Prasarttong-Osoth, paid Bt500m to settle stock manipulation cases. Comment: Short term thinking never […]

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ATP30 ATP30’s management targets revenue growth of 10% this year, focusing on customers in industrial estates. It is working hard to widen margin via cost control with target margin of 27%. It will provide service to a new customer in February. It plans to purchase ten service buses this year. (Thun Hoon, 22/1/19) Comment: Rather […]

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AOT FY2018 results to be released on Nov 30. Nitinai Sirismatthakarn, AOT president, says FY2018 performance will be announced on 30 Nov. He expects earnings to be a record high, supported by passenger growth that has put it over capacity. He expects a net margin of 40%. As for terminal 2 construction, it is waiting […]

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AOT AOT reports FY2018 passenger pass-through of 139.52mn, +8%YoY. Flight volume was 875k. Suvarnabhumi handled 62.81mn passengers above capacity and Don Muang Airport had 40.56mn more than its capacity. Management says Chinese passengers numbered 19.79mn, +21.8%YoY. (Kao Hoon, 31/10/18) Comment: What slow down in passenger numbers?  BTS BTS says subsidiary BSR will submit an application […]

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BAY BAY doubles capacity for mobile banking transactions. Bank of Ayudhya (BAY), the country’s fifthlargest commercial bank by assets, has doubled its mobile banking transaction capacity to keep pace with booming online volume and to comply with Thai Bankers’ Association (TBA) measures to prevent a future system crash. (Bangkok Post, 29/10/18) COM7 COM7 expects 4Q18 […]

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BGRIM BGRIM is going ahead with an investment in a solar farm in Vietnam after Vietnam government extended the COD time frame to the end of 2020 and raised the tariff. Electricity demand in Vietnam is increasing. It expects to set up 200MW more in power plants, up from current 677MW in Vietnam. (Thun Hoon, […]

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