- Three electric train auctions set for June — The three are the Orange Line connecting Thailand Cultural Centre with Min Buri, worth 110 billion baht; the Pink Line from Khae Rai to Min Buri, worth 56.6 billion baht; and the Yellow Line from Lat Phrao to Samrong, worth 54.6 billion baht. (Bangkok Post, 3/6/16)
- New bankruptcy act authorises rehabilitation of SMEs — FINANCIALLY troubled small and medium-sized enterprises could find easier debt restructuring after the Legal Execution Department (LED) launched a rehabilitation law, while the SME sector recorded its seventh consecutive quarter of growth in the first three months of this year. (The Nation, 7/6/16)
- State splurge on energy, digital sectors — The government is set to splurge more trillions of baht on the energy and digital sectors in the coming years to kick-start private investment and maintain growth momentum. (Bangkok Post, 9/6/16)
- High-speed rail routes chosen for PPP fast track — Two high-speed rail projects, the 193.5- kilometre Bangkok-Rayong route worth 153 billion baht and the 211km Bangkok-Hua Hin route worth 94.7 billion, are set to be included for fast track consideration in the public-private partnership (PPP) scheme. (Bangkok Post, 9/6/16)
- Sugary drinks tax looms – The Excise Department expects to decide on whether it will tax beverages with high sugar content within one month, its chief says. (Bangkok Post, 10/06/16)
Areeya targets 2016 revenue of Bt7bn supported by its backlog of Bt2.34bn, of which will book Bt1.5bn this year. It has stock of Bt3.5bn. It expects sales of Bt10bn in 2016. It plans to launch 12 projects worth Bt20bn. (Khao Hoon, 10/06/16)
Comment: Their stock price performance has one of the smoothest charts I’ve ever seen.
AP expects 2Q16 earnings to be better than first quarter due to more transfers. It is confident that 2016 revenue will reach target of Bt23.7bn as it has backlog of more than Bt12bn. It plans to launch 13 new projects valued at Bt25bn in 2H16. (Thun Hoon, 10/06/16)
Comment: They came out with rather strong pre-sale #’s
APCO expects 2Q16 to continue to grow. It expects 2016 revenue growth of 10% and with net profit growing 25%. It will focus on the domestic market. It plans to launch a new product in 4Q16. (Khao Hoon, 10/06/16)
AQ will focus on low-rise projects. It plans to open two new condos worth Bt1bn. It opened hotel in Chiang Mai to bring rental revenue to Bt200mn per year. (Thun Hoon, 10/06/16)
Comment: Weren’t they recently bankrupt?
CHEWA bought a condominium from AQ for Bt586mn. It expects this to contribute revenue rapidly. It expects 2016 revenue of Bt1.7-1.8bn. It plans to open two new projects wtih total value of Bt2bn. (Khao Hoon, 10/06/16)
Comment: Ah see above…
DRT accepts that 2Q16 earnings will decrease from 1Q16 due to low season and demand. However, it maintains its 2016 target of revenue growth of 5%, supported by growing exports to CLMV+1. It expects to increase the export portion to 18%. It has budgeted Bt100mn to renovate machines. (Khao Hoon, 10/06/16)
Comment: But they have announced a sharebuyback, last time was in 2009