WHA is sure to come this year, hoping to collect 2 more big deals, one of which is as big as the WORLD deal, revealing the growing tendency of Chinese investors. Although Japan-USA-Europe signal investment, setting a 5-year investment target of 68.5 billion, with total income exceeding 100 billion after the All Time High in the past year.
After vying for supremacy in 2022 with a massive agreement with electric vehicle automakers such as BYD, WHA Group expects to achieve greater revenue and profit sharing than ever before. With a growth of more than 30%, WHA Group aims to invest more than 68.5 billion baht, generating a total income of 100 billion baht within the next 5 years.
In 2023, WHA Group aims to expand its business in Thailand and look for new business opportunities in ‘Vietnam’ under the Mission to the Sun, focusing on ‘high growth industries’ such as the electric vehicle industry. e-commerce and healthcare business
Strategic locations in Thailand include Bangkok, Bangna-Trad and other provinces. in the EEC area Including expansion to various states linked to essential infrastructure
By ‘Jareeporn Jarukornsakul’, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Group CEO of WHA Corporation Public Company Limited (WHA), also explained that 2 big deals are still coming this year to invest in WHA Group industrial estates
- The first deal is a big deal that is being worked on in detail. It is expected to be completed and the details may be revealed in April.
- The second deal is a very big deal. In the auto industry, it is about the same size as last year’s WORLD deal. which is still being discussed It is expected to create excitement for the business community this year.
In 2023, WHA Group aims to achieve industrial sales in 2023 totaling 1,700.
“Between 2019 and 2022, Chinese investors accounted for 55% of the WHA Group’s portfolio and continue to show remarkable growth prospects. especially after opening up the country Chinese investors are coming in more and more. Like last year, a large company like BYD invested in it and he believes that the supplier group will invest this year as well. In this quarter, it is expected that there will be a press conference on signing contracts to invest in more Chinese investors. “
For the WHA Group industrial estates, it is divided into electronic groups. consumer products and automotive groups Most of the customers come from China. Meanwhile, customers from Japan, America and Europe began to show signs of returning. The total investment value of Chinese customers in WHA’s industrial estates is expected to exceed 100 billion baht.
In terms of ‘industrial estates’ in Vietnam, two new industrial projects are to be launched in the main provinces. Before that, there was only 1 open industrial estate with a total area of 20,950′ namely
- WHA Smart Technology Industrial Zone – Thanh Hoa, an area of 5,320 in Thanh Hoa province with a population of over 3.6 million, the third largest in Vietnam. Construction is expected to begin in 2024 or early 2025.
- WHA Industrial Zone Smart Eco Industrial Zone – Quang Nam, an area of 2,500, located in the middle of the central region such as Da Nang and Quang Ngai province. Various permits are expected to be approved in 2026 or 2027 and construction will begin thereafter.
For ‘office business’ (Office Solutions), prepare to expand many office building projects. The latest project, ‘WHA KW S25’, is expected to be completed in July 2023 and will be launched soon. WHA Group has 6 office buildings with a total area of over 100,000 square meters in Bangkok and Samutprakarn.
The ‘Utility Business’ side focuses on adding more products and solutions. especially value-added water products in the country and in Vietnam
As for the ‘Energy Business’, he will expand his business in Thailand, Vietnam and explore new markets in other countries. Emphasis on innovation and sustainability, exploring New S-Curve businesses such as Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS), Hydrogen, Carbon Trading and Carbon Use and Storage (CCUS).
The ‘Digital Business’ is set to release version 2 of its WHAbit program, a digital healthcare solution, in Q2, featuring data visualization and personalized recommendations, as well as the WHA Group It is also preparing to launch Meta W , the first industrial metaverse. . so customers can touch and check their own area