Bangkok, 8 May 2019 – According to a survey in Q4 2018 by CBRE, a leading international property consultant, Serviced Industrial Land Plots (SILPs) sales by major developers in Thailand increased by 50% Y-o-Y at a total of 1,000 rai (160 hectares) sold.
Of the total 1,000 rai (160 hectares) sold, 146 rai (23.4 hectares) were in Amata’s Thai-Chinese Park which developed SILPs specifically for Chinese manufacturers.
FDI in manufacturing jumped 130% in 2018
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), as reported by the Bank of Thailand (BOT), in the manufacturing sector in 2018 increased by 130% Y-o-Y.
Many developers have reported that there was demand from Chinese manufacturers who were looking to relocate to Thailand due to the US-China trade war that has resulted in “Made in China” products having higher tariffs.
Vietnam has been the biggest beneficiary of Chinese manufactures relocating due to the trade war, but Thailand is also benefiting.
Japan has been the largest source of FDI in…