Chonburi: Champion for the largest number of new factories in March 2022

Chonburi: Champions for the largest number of new factories in March 2022

Latest Update May 5, 2022
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Department of Industrial Works, Ministry of Industry reported that 206 new factories nationwide were licensed in March 2022. The employment increased with more 4,559 people hired whereas the total capital was 11,159.06 million baht, increasing from 5,188.79 baht of the previous month. 

Chonburi was the province where 26 new factories opened, the largest number with the total capital of 1,894.44 million baht.

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In March 2022, the top three provinces where newly licensed factories are located are as follows: 

1) Chonburi - There were 26 new licensed factories with the total capital of 1,894.44 million baht. The employment increased with 1,045 more hires. The total machine power was 22,365.70 hp.

2) Rayong - There were 17 new licensed factories with the total capital of 1,225.59 million baht. The employment increased with 392 more hires. The total machine power was 23,976.35 hp.

3) Samut Sakhon - There were 16 new licensed factories with the total capital of 954.58 million baht. The employment increased with 743 more hires. The total machine power was 4,606.49 hp.

 

However, when comparing only with the factory capital in the province, the champion was Surat Thani with the total capital of 2,458.30 million baht. The followings were Chonburi at 1,894.44 million baht, Rayong at 1,225.59 million baht, Samut Sakhon at 954.58 million baht and Nakornpathom at 811.50 million baht.


Source : M Report