Thailand approves Eastern Economic Corridor development plan

Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) Policy Committee on November 24 approved the EEC development plan for the 2023-2027 period to attract on average of 100 billion THB (2.8 billion USD) yearly.The committee also approved a scheme to offer 10-year visas for investors in targeted businesses ...

EECi advances national innovation infrastructure and attracts foreign investment

Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha oversees progress of Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi) A dedicated committee led by Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha embarked on a progress inspection of the Eastern Economic Corridor of Innovation (EECi). This visit, which took place on August 9, ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Expediting infrastructure development 'key to securing investments'

The Federation of Thai Capital Market Organisations (Fetco) has urged the next government to expedite infrastructure development in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) in order to boost investor confidence.This includes revitalising the Ranong Port project and opening a trade route to India to position Thailand ...

The Nation Reporter

EEC reviewing master plan before seeking nod from new govt

The five-year master plan of the Eastern Economic Corridor is currently being reviewed before gathering feedback and presenting it to the new government for consideration, EEC secretary-general Chula Sukmanop said last week.The plan for the years 2023-2027 emphasises connectivity between industries and communities, creating supply ...

The Nation Reporter

Household income rose in EEC provinces despite pandemic: report

The development of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) resulted in household incomes rising by an average of 5% per year, even during the pandemic, according to a report from the Office of Strategy Management, Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Commission.The report surveyed household income in the ...

The Nation Reporter

Amata, BGRIM to develop city in EEC

Industrial developer Amata Corporation Plc has teamed up with B.Grimm Power Plc (BGRIM) to conduct a feasibility study on the construction of Amata European Smart City, expected to serve European companies investing in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC). Keep reading ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

EEC smart city projects set to draw close to B100bn

Smart city development in three provinces of the flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is projected to draw as much as 100 billion baht over the next five years, helping upgrade the livelihood of residents there, according to the EEC Office.According to Pojanee Artarotpinyo, the EEC ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Investments in EEC expected to help economy grow 5 per cent

The Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is estimated to attract investment of Bt300 to Bt400 billion per year, which would help the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) reach the goal of 5 per cent growth, Kanit Sangsubhan, secretary-general of the Eastern Economic Corridor Policy Committee, said ...

The Nation Reporter

Govt refloats national shipping line plan

The Port Authority of Thailand (PAT) will conduct a feasibility study into setting up a “National Maritime Navigation Line”, Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob said on Saturday.The shipping line, which would be created as an affiliate of the PAT, would boost infrastructure deployment for the government’s ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Transport Ministry to spend THB7.2bn on EEC road network

The Transport Ministry will spend over THB7.2 billion on building a new road network in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) next year.About THB211.61 has been allocated to the Transport Ministry in the draft budget for fiscal year 2022, said Transport Minister Saksayam Chidchob. The draft ...

The Nation Reporter

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