The SET-listed KCE Electronics Plc, one of the largest printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturers in Southeast Asia, plans to more than double its production capacity by building a 4.67-billion-baht factory in Bangkok's Lat Krabang district.
The Bank of Thailand says it will maintain balance on growth and financial stability risks, implying that it could stand pat at the next policy rate call on July 10 after a 25-basis-point cut for the first time this year at the May 29 meeting.
Think fresh, Think Asian food. Fresh and healthy are the magic ingredients which make many Southeast Asian dishes a healthy mix of light and refreshing flavours with few added fats. The variety of fresh-cut produce supplied daily through local wet markets and modern trade supermarkets is impressive. One challenge, however, is food safety compliance with products sourced from neighbouring countries, especially China.
Manulife Asset Management, the leading Canadian asset management firm, is neutral on the Thai stock market while underweighting Asean bourses, noting that currency is a risk for the region due to capital outflows.
The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will likely be more active this year, with daily trading value at 40-42 billion baht compared with 32 billion last year, says president Charamporn Jotikasthira.
Kasikorn Securities (K-Sec) plans to regain its ranking as the second-largest brokerage house in terms of trading value after slipping to fifth spot.
Nok Air wants to acquire up to six additional new turboprop aircraft to support its strategy of tapping potential traffic on secondary domestic routes.
The Office of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (Osmep) has come up with a new loan scheme to help smaller businesses cope with the higher daily minimum wage, with at least 6,300 SMEs eligible.
Loxley Plc has imported more printing and packaging products from Vietnam to complete its product range.
Minor Hotel Group (MHG), a subsidiary of Minor International Plc, expects to operate at least 150 hotels in the next five years when the number of international hotels will equal the figure in Thailand.
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