BGC: teams up Singha Corp to acquire 26% stake of Bangkok Can Manufacturing, a subsidiary of JPN Toyo Seikan (TSG), seeks to expand upstream to packaging material, branch out from glass & PET bottle to aluminum can & tin lids for beer & beverages. Comment: Well of course they are “teaming up” they’re the same […]

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BGC in talk JV packaging partner, seeks to branch out from glass containers, plastic packaging and label to other types of packaging, finalize deal by end of Feb. CPN cods 93k sq.m. mall project, Central Westville Ratchapruek. Comment: The retail cookie munssster LEO’s board approved US$1m investment in LogiCam to expand shipping business between Thailand […]

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AOT: Cambodia LCC, Sky Angkor, resumed twice-daily flights to BKK (DMK) from Aug 25. ASIAN’s exploring exporting seafood products to China after it imposed ban on Japan products, sees 3Q turnaround from higher sales to US & EU, wider margin from higher utilization rate, expects pet food pick up in 4Q. Comment: Well the Chinese […]

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BGC reaffirms solid turnaround from robust demand for F&B packaging from improved local consumption & tourism, tailwind from Songkran festive & domestic travel stimulus, wider margin from lower energy costs, eyes 10% full year revenue growth target. Comment: Earnings haven’t gone anywhere for the past 5 years, and Singha group has an issue since the […]

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AOT: Air Canada confirmed schedule seasonal flights from December 1, 22 to April 17, 23 from Vancouver to BKK, 4 weekly flights by Dreamliner. BGC mulls revising up FY22 sales target by 6-7% on surging demand for bottles, food packaging and corrugated cartons supported by longer operating hours of night entertainments, more eat-out as curbs […]

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BGC anticipates bottle sales turnaround aft BMA extend alcohol serving to 11pm, allots Bt2b capex for M&A, maintaining 5-10% sales growth target. Comment: That not much of a turnaround…. BGRIM sees narrow margins 1Q from high gas price, SPP replacement 5 units on track to cod in 2H, expects feedstock cost drops by 5-10% after […]

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ADVANC reported 3Q net profit @ Bt6.37b, -2% yoy vs Bt6.54b consensus, subscribers rose to 43.7m, BB topped 1.6m subscribers, ARPU slightly drop from competitive air time package, will start digital lending venture with SCB (AISCB) 1Q22. AS will launch 3 mobile games before end of year, developing virtual reality (VR) games to capture growing […]

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BGC anticipates solid turnaround from bottling unit on recovery consumptions post reopening November 1, tailwind from holiday season, mulls diversify to total packaging solutions to balance revenue mixed. EKH may report 670% jump in 3Q21 profit, boosted by windfall from field hospital and vaccination services for both private and public sectors, while reopening from November […]

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AOT said international airlines have regained more than 70% of the slots at Suvarnabumi airports, in anticipation of November 1 reopening, seeing sharp spike in travels in initial stage. ASAP sets Bt2,000m capex to acquire new cars, seeing higher demand for rental vehicles as the country prepares for reopening from November 1. Comment: I expect […]

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ADVANC agreed to pay Bt448m to settle Bt50b dispute with NT, paying ways for future collaboration. Comment: All of these lawsuits will be settled due to the new owners. APCO launches antiviral supplement, MyLife100, out on sales October 1. Comment: And these snakeoil salesmen have another bunch of rubbish supplements for you to try. BAY’s […]

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