Samsung and Honda Drive Thai Development As Port Investments Proceed — Panjiva


Samsung and Honda Drive Thai Development As Port Investments Proceed

Thailand 74 U.S. 3297

Thailand’s emergence as a global manufacturing hub will necessitate significant investments in supporting infrastructure. The Map Thaput complex will require a $1.68 billion, six year spending program to expand its deep-water handling capabilities. The development of Thailand’s manufacturing and need for investment can be seen in U.S. seaborne imports which rose 17.2% annually for the past five years to Oct. 31. A transformation in Thai manufacturing can be seen in the rise of shipments of capital goods and electronics to the U.S. which accounted for 37.9% of shipments to the U.S. in the...

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