Lamphun pushes the northern economic zone to pave the way for Cham Thewi Industrial Estate to accept foreign investors.

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Lamphun private sector rattled state support The Northern Special Economic Corridor (NEC) development project hopes to attract big investment. Ready to pop up Cham Thewi Industrial Estate to be the 4th settlement in the hopes of tying up political capital – local capital Find a joint estate developer As for the Japanese capital group, “Murata”, bought more than 200 rai of land in the World Industrial Estate (Lamphun) project, continuing to expand its investment. Pin Lamphun as an investment base in the region

Mr. Sunai Chansawang, Vice President of the Lamphun Chamber of Commerce International Trade Department said that the Lamphun Private Sector Collective Committee (KOR) has continuously accelerated the development of the Special Economic Corridor in the 4 Provinces of Chiang Rai-Chiang Mai-Lamphun-Lampang (Northern Economic Corridor or NEC) by The Lamphun Provincial Committee has proposed the NEC project to the government as a national development policy, similar to the EEC of the Eastern region. while Lamphun is considered a center for manufacturing industrial products. There are 3 industrial estates to support investment as follows:

Northern Industrial Estate Lamphun Province of the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT), Saha Group Industrial Park Lamphun, World Industrial Estate (Lamphun) has a total employment of more than 50,000 people and in the future there will be more investment in building new settlements. 1 of them is “Chamthewi Industrial Estate” that the private sector in Lamphun is trying to accelerate to happen. to support investments that will occur in the future “Area where there is a possibility of constructing the Chamadevi Industrial Estate It is an area that overlaps between Tambon Si Bua Ban. with Ban Klang Subdistrict Mueang Lamphun District, about 3,000 rai, but this project still has some land zones that have problems with urban planning,” Mr Sunai said.

As for the movement of foreign investors in Lamphun Province, it appears Murata Electronics (Thailand) manufactures electronic components for export. has expanded the business to increase investment By purchasing another 209 rai of new land in the World Industrial Estate Project (Lamphun) and in the future, the Murata Group has plans to expand investment to build another 20 factories in the World Industrial Estate (Lamphun) project. Murata Group will invest in the World Industrial Estate at approximately 20 billion baht. In addition, CP All Group has set up distribution centers, including Lotus and many other groups that have set up distribution centers as a connection base. goods to the provinces in the north

Mr. Sunai continued that The Northern Special Economic Corridor (NEC) development project will be linked to China’s One Belt One Road project, which in the near future will launch a high-speed rail project. This is a trade opportunity for the northern provinces to expand the market to China more conveniently. by the area of ​​Chiang Khong It is a cross-border trade checkpoint or cross border e-Commerce to export products of the North to China in the future.

While Dr. Watchara Sonthichai, Chairman of the Advisory Council of Lamphun Province And Managing Director of Haripunchai Memorial Hospital Co., Ltd. said that the private sector in Lamphun province has fully accelerated the NEC project to attract new investments from foreign countries. In the future, there will be investment in building 2 airports, Ban Thi, Lamphun Province and San Kamphaeng Province, Chiang Mai Province.

for the Chamthewi Industrial Estate Project Approximately 3,600 rai of land will be owned by national and local political capital groups. If investors are interested in investing May negotiate with land owners for joint ventures to develop joint projects At the same time, the need to accelerate the revision of the city plan. because some areas are green

“The Lamphun private sector aims to be a clean industrial estate. It is an electronic component manufacturing base. and manufacturing of medical devices,” said Dr. Watchara.

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