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9 Febbraio 2018

Thailandia

INVESTORS READY TO POUR INTO EEC

Local,overseas corporates show interest as they await passing of corridor act by the legislature.The public and private sectors have agreed to invest over Bt 1.17 trillion in the Eastern Economic Corridor from this year until 2022.The EEC covers three provinces of the countries’s eastern area : Chachoengsao, Chon Buri, and Rayong. Local corporates such as BTS Group,PTT Group,Bangchak Corporation set to make an aggressive investment to develop and create the planned high-speed dual-track raiways,a petrochemical complex, and Bio- Complex.Foreign investors are also interested to invest in EEC: Taiwan-based Jinpao Precision Industry CO Ltd has plan to build a new plant producing structural  sheet metal parts at Hemaraj Eastern Seaboard Industrial Estate 2 in Rayong.Swedish aerospace and defence firm Saab is now in discussion with Amata Corporation about possible corporation in maintenance and development of smart city.Chinese combination HNA Group is instead planning with CT Bright, an investment unit of CP Group.According to the general secretary of the Economic Corridor Office ( EECO ), the Eastern Economic Corridor will serve as a national gateaway enabling 10 target industries to realise the Thailand 4.0 version.Deputy Prime Minister said that EEC act will soon be in effect and will soon move to through the National  legislative Assembly. (ICE BANGKOK)