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BOI to help manufacturers affected by flooding

The new measure will be added into the BOI’s existing flood relief measures, which cover the entire country. A major part of the existing measure is the provision of import duty exemption on machinery imported to replace that damaged by flooding.

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Dr. Atchaka Sibunruang, secretary general of the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI)

The Board of Investment (BOI) today announced measures to help manufacturers affected by flooding. Operators can immediately move machinery and raw materials out of flood-affected areas to prevent damage, and can seek BOI help every day.

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Ms. Atchaka Sibunruang, Secretary-General of the Board of Investment of Thailand (BOI), said that the BOI has introduced an urgent flood relief measure to help BOI-promoted projects. Investors can immediately move machinery and raw materials out of plants or flood-affected and risk areas to prevent possible damage to these resources.

Dr. Atchaka Sibunruang, secretary general of the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI)

Dr. Atchaka Sibunruang, secretary general of the Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) said that the BOI has introduced an urgent flood relief measure to help BOI-promoted projects

BOI-promoted companies can contact BOI office for help every day, including weekends. For agricultural and light industries, contact Khun Sithee Tanboonteck 0 2553 8298; metal parts and machinery industries contact Khun Anin Meksuksai 0 2553 8294; electronics and electrical appliances call Khun Tanavadee Khuvasanont 0 2553 8366; chemicals, paper, plastic, infrastructure and services call Khun Wuttichai Pisatphen 0 2553 8167.

The new measure will be added into the BOI’s existing flood relief measures, which cover the entire country. A major part of the existing measure is the provision of import duty exemption on machinery imported to replace that damaged by flooding.

 

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