17 October 2011 05:42 [Source: ICIS news]
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“The FROC is confident that the flood waters will not reach
Currently, there are 26 out of 76 provinces in Thailand that are fighting the flood waters, with the central bank and government expecting damages at about Thai baht (Bt) 100bn ($3.24bn), or more than 1% of the country’s GDP.
Around 2.34m people have been affected by the floods since monsoon rains began lashing
A total of 930 factories across
The production facilities of Japanese automakers Honda Motor Corp and Toyota Motor Corp are among those that are shut because of the floods, which have mostly affected manufacturers of electronic components and car parts.
Honda on 14 October said it will keep its plant in
Meanwhile, volunteers and soldiers on Monday continued to reinforce dykes surrounding Nawanakorn industrial estate in Pathum Thani, one of the largest industrial parks in the country with more than 200 factories, according to the FROC.
However, petrochemical production in the country will likely be unaffected with its primary location at Map Ta Phut in Rayong province lying safely in the eastern coast of
($1 = Bt30.78)
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