Thailand Developing High-Tech Eastern Fruits Economic Corridor

Thailand Developing High-Tech Eastern Fruits Economic Corridor

To facilitate the trade of value-added agricultural projects, Thailand is going ahead with the THB 350 million (USD 11.5 million) Eastern Fruit Corridor project. In this context, a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation on the Setting Up of the Blast Freezer and...
Royal Thai Navy Selects RUAG to Modernize Dornier 228 Aircraft

Royal Thai Navy Selects RUAG to Modernize Dornier 228 Aircraft

The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) is modernizing its fleet for the purpose of border surveillance to combat illegal trade and fishing. Switzerland-based RUAG International has been selected to modernize two of the seven aircraft in RTN’s Dornier 228 fleet. This also...
LNG Cargo Shipped from Thailand to Japan for the First Time

LNG Cargo Shipped from Thailand to Japan for the First Time

Thailand’s state-owned company PTT recently shipped an LNG (liquefied natural gas) reload cargo to Japan for the first time. The LNG cargo was shipped from Map Ta Phut regasification terminal to Tokyo Gas’ Ohgishima terminal, according to data from...
Thailand’s Industrial Estates Likely to Expand in 2021

Thailand’s Industrial Estates Likely to Expand in 2021

According to Colliers International Thailand, in 2021, land sales and leases will grow by 5-10% on average or 2,500-3,000 rai, thanks to government investment and infrastructure improvement. Additionally, the country is offering attractive perks, such as higher tax...
Thailand Eyes Significant Electric Vehicles Expansion by 2030

Thailand Eyes Significant Electric Vehicles Expansion by 2030

To address worsening air pollution, Thailand has set a target for electric vehicles (EVs) to account for 30% of car production by the end of the decade. The 30% target will include cars, motorbikes, and buses. Some of the measures to stimulate the domestic market and...
Rapak Opens Packaging Facility in Thailand

Rapak Opens Packaging Facility in Thailand

DS Smith Rapak Thailand, an arm of UK listed  DS Smith Plastics, has opened a new facility in Chachoengsao, a province in south-central Thailand, east of Bangkok. The new facility, which specializes in liquid bag-in box packaging and filling systems, is located 20...