• Fri, 11 May 2018 19:44
    Industry minister opens SME centre
    The Industry Ministry opened the Industry Transformation Centre (ITC) in collaboration with Japanese firms at Kluay Nam Thai to support small- and medium-sized enterprises to research and develop innovative products, Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said on Friday.
  • Mon, 26 Mar 2018 20:44
    Ma set to visit Thailand in April to announce Alibaba’s EEC investment plan: Uttama
    Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, will visit Thailand next month to announce the company’s investment plan in connection with the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) initiative, Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said on Sunday.
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 18:00
    Eight firms seek incentives to invest in robotic manufacturing, many others interested
    Eight companies have applied for tax incentives from the Board of Investment (BoI) for a combined Bt12 billion-worth of investment for restructuring theirmanufacturing in order to use robots, Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said after a meeting with 30 industrial firms on Monday. 
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:09
    Govt expects Bt500bn Japanese investment in EEC
    Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said on Wednesday that he expects new investment from Japanese investors in the first five years of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) development project to be at least Bt500 billion.
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:00
    Govt woos foreign investors to EEC
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha, economic ministers and business leaders yesterday tried to woo foreign investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), while Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said foreign interests would soon put Bt20 billion into electric-car manufacture and Bt12 billion into the robotics industry.
  • Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:00
    Alibaba plans trade centre in Thai 
      E-COMMERCE giant Alibaba Group is still investing in Thailand, planning to set up a regional electronic-trade centre and logistics system here to link Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) markets, Industry Minister Uttama Savanayana said.
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