Private sector expected to shore up EEC activity

Real investment in the government’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is estimated to reach 400 billion baht this year, driven largely by private investment and key infrastructure development projects.

Of the total, 300 billion baht is expected to be generated by private investment, while 100 billion would stem from key infrastructure projects including a high-speed rail linking Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang and U-tapao airports, a renovation for U-tapao airport, Map Ta Put industrial port phase 3 and Laem Chabang port phase 3, according to EEC Office secretary-general Kanit Sangsubhan.

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Bangkok Post Reporter