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Thai agricultural machinery manufacturer eyes expansion in Laos
Publication Date : 30-08-2013
Thai-based agricultural machinery manufacturer and distributor Siam Kubota Corp has pledged to approach a 20 per cent increase in sales on the Lao market over the next year as the Lao government has policy to modernise the agriculture sector in the country.
“The demand for agricultural machinery in our neighbouring countries, including Laos, Myanmar and Cambodia, is still considerably high because the majority of residents are farmers,” Siam Kubota Export Sales Manager Punna Wongtanasirikul said last week.
He said his company was working alongside the Lao government on a scheme to increase rice yields as well as on an environmental awareness campaign, adding that the agricultural machinery will be a key element in boosting farm production in Laos.
Siam Kubota organised a lucky draw in Vientiane on Saturday to mark the company's 35th anniversary.