ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

Thai industrial park developer plumbs expansion on the Mekong

Amata plans Vietnam, Myanmar sites; eyes Laos

Toyota and Bridgestone are among the roughly 700 companies operating out of Amata Nakorn Industrial Estate near Bangkok.

BANGKOK -- Amata Corp. of Thailand plans to develop industrial estates in cheaper neighboring countries along the Mekong River where it is betting manufacturing will pick up.

Amata will begin development of two sites in Vietnam and one in Myanmar next year. It has also started a feasibility study in Laos, CEO Vikrom Kromadit told The Nikkei in a recent interview.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more