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Fears of investment drought

The turmoil in global financial markets and fears of recession in Europe and the United States may scare investors away from Thailand and other developing countries, which need capital to boost their economies, Finance Minister Thirachai Phuvanatnaranubala said yesterday. “I’m more worried about abrupt capital inflows and outflows than the impact of an export slowdown,” […]

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PTT chief on value quest

Pailin Chuchottaworn, the new president and chief executive of PTT Plc, has vowed to steer the national oil flagship further toward advanced technology, high-value and green products. “We will no longer stress commodity-grade production. Technology will be put into every product we sell.This will make higher selling prices and greater profit possible,” said Mr Pailin, […]

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Kohler plans Thai production base

Kohler, the US-based manufacturer of sanitary ware and plumbing products, has been promoting Thailand as its base for manufacturing and product development in the region to cash in on the coming Asean Economic Community, which will be fully effective in 2015. Kamol Lertsattha, managing director of Kohler (Thailand), said that Thailand will take on a […]

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Government moves to cut dependence on exports

Kohler, the US-based manufacturer of sanitary ware and plumbing products, has been promoting Thailand as its base for manufacturing and product development in the region to cash in on the coming Asean Economic Community, which will be fully effective in 2015. Kamol Lertsattha, managing director of Kohler (Thailand), said that Thailand will take on a […]

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Indorama takes recycling business in Europe

Indorama Ventures (IVL) has signed an agreement to acquire Wellman International’s recycling business in Europe from Aurelius AG, to pursue customers’ sustainability needs and meet the demands of consumers for more recycling of post-consumer products. Indorama’s board approved a management proposal to acquire from Aurelius AG the businesses of Wellman International and its related company […]

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Siam Cement tops DJSI index

Siam Cement Group has topped Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) building material and fixture sector for the first time, convincing SCG’s management that it is on the right business course. “Our dedication to the sustainable-development [SD] principle reached another milestone when SCG achieved the gold-class level of the DJSI for four consecutive years,” said company […]

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