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Betagro aims for market leadership

Betagro Group has set itself an aggressive goal to become the pork-export leader through its five-year business plan to achieve an integrated breeding cycle including 140,000 great-grandparent pigs (GGP). These high-quality GGP stocks will allow the group to breed high-quality swine through grandparent (GP) and parent stock (PS). Part of the group’s Bt3-billion annual investment […]

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Restaurants take a soaking

The country’s restaurant business is expected to lose about 15 billion baht because of the heavy floods, according to the Thai Restaurant Association (TRA). President Pavornwan Kulmongkul said thousands of restaurants had been submerged. Of the total, 500 are in Pathum Thani, 200 in Ayutthaya and 300 to 500 in Bangkok, mainly in Thawi Watthana […]

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Some take dim view of capital plan for Big C

France-based Casino Group’s capital-raising plan for its Big C Supercenter hypermarket chain might run into resistance from local minority shareholders. Many small shareholders disagree with the plan, claiming it is not transparent or is unreasonable. Casino Group holds about 65 per cent of Big C. Big C’s board yesterday decided to postpone the extraordinary shareholders’ […]

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Listed firms’ profits increase only 2.4%

Listed companies reported total net profits for the first nine months of 2011 of 511.9 billion baht, an increase of 2.4% from 500 billion in the same period last year, according to Tientip Subhanij, director of the SET’s Capital Market Research Institute. Sales revenue in the period rose 30% year-on-year to 6 trillion baht for […]

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Leaders bullish on post-flood prospects

Captains of industry are upbeat about the economic outlook for next year, given that the private and state sectors will spend massively on restoring infrastructure hit by the flooding, which will in turn create jobs and boost growth. Thapana Sirivadhanabhakdi, president and chief executive officer of Thai Beverage, yesterday said he agreed with remarks made […]

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