BAFS BAFS raised its revenue target growth to 6% as demand for jet fuel should increase by 5% this year. This is supported by the ICAO’s decision to remove Thailand’s red flag status. Management expects 2Q18 earnings to remain strong and the pipeline project will continue to increase the proportion of oil transmission revenue to […]

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BEM BEM believes it will win its bid to manage commercial area, beginning next year, for the Purple Line stations at Bang Yai – Tao Poon. The beginning of its operation for one additional connecting station on August 11 should boost ridership. (Kao Hoon, 7/8/2017) Comment: Basically yes, at least the government/BMA finally decided to […]

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ABC ABC is talking to a prospective partner in China to provide WeChat Pay service in Thailand. It continues to improve its back office with the goal of improving its data management. It plans to develop an e-wallet application to meet the needs of the new generation. (Thun Hoon, 24/05/17) Comment: Not sure I would […]

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AJD AJD is adding 20,000 online top-up machines and it is confident that at end of 2016 it will reach 50,000 machines. It has budgeted Bt10mn for marketing and promotional campaigns in 2H16. (Khao Hoon, 02/08/16) Comment: If they could pull off what FSMART has done then perhaps for the first time in a decade […]

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AAV AAV expects 2016 net profit to be over Bt1bn driven by 16.9mn passengers and an 82% cabin factor. It expects to get five A320 planes this year, with a goal of 70 airplanes in 2020. It expects to open new routes in CLMV, beginning with Luang Prabang. (Thun Hoon, 09/02/16) Comment: There is no […]

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ASIMAR ASIMAR expects to bid for a Bt1bn ship building contract. It plans to increase capacity by set up a third floating dock. It expects 3Q15 earnings to be good aided by transfers. (Thun Hoon, 05/10/15) BMCL BMCL expects growth in 3Q15 earnings backed by increasing passengers. It expects 300,000 passengers/day. It expects to show […]

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AIT AIT announced 2H14 dividend of Bt1.1/share (XD on April 21), after record-high net profit of Bt658.56 mn (+16.26%) in 2014 and revenue of Bt6.65bn. It has backlog of Bt1.487bn, part of which will be realized this year. (Khao Hoon, 23/02/15) BGT BGT plans to expand into ASEAN markets via agents or setting up joint […]

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AMATA, HEMRAJ/ SAT, STANLY, AH          BoI approves 18 new projects, total value Bt90bn. AMATA and HEMRAJ, SAT, STANLY and AH will all benefit, with the latter hoping to receive orders from Eco Car Phase 2 with five automakers so far having been approved. (Kao Hoon, 08/10/14) Comment: It isn’t necessarily true that the 3 automotive […]

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Indonesia has a wonderful problem when compared to Thailand they can invest and invest and experience a huge growth in the automotive sector, similar to what Thailand has had in the past decade. Once their infrastructure  is completed and on an acceptable level for automotive manufacturers to invest and for the automotive eco-system to exist there […]

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So the automotive industry in Thailand is dying? Well the largest automotive car maker in Europe, Volkswagen, has recently applied to set up its first plant in Thailnd under the government scheme that requires car makers to invest at least THB 6.5 bn and that annual production must reach 100,000 cars in the fourth year […]

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