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HSBC sells Ping’an stakes to CP Group

The Thailand-based Charoen Pokphand Group (CP Group) has bought HSBC’s shares in Ping’an Insurance Co., replacing the latter as the insurer’s largest stock holder. The China Insurance Regulatory Commission on Friday gave the go ahead for CP Group to buy all of HSBC’s stakes in Ping’an, or 15.57 percent of stock in the country’s second-largest […]

BoI, DA to address controversial granting of incentives to Thai firm

The Department of Agriculture and the Board of Investments will meet with stakeholders from the local poultry, hog, and feeds industry this week to discuss the BoI’s granting of incentives to Thai firm Charoen Pokphand Foods Philippines Corp. The move has been criticized by local hog and poultry raisers and feed producers as being detrimental […]

CP Prima to build new aquafeed plant

As one of the largest aquafeed producers in Indonesia, Central Proteinaprima (known by the abbreviation of CP Prima) a company of Charoen Pokphand Group continues to expand. Not long ago in Jakarta, president director of CP Prima, Mahar Sembiring Atanta revealed that the company is building a new aquafeed plant in Lampung province. “The construction […]

CPF to focus on Vietnam’s middle class

CP Vietnam Corporation, a unit of the SET-listed Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF), will beef up expansion into food processing from live animals to cater to demand from that country’s growing middle class. “In the foreseeable future, the group’s business here will focus more on food processing and ready-to-eat food, while brands and marketing will […]

Chia Tai Group invests €18.7 m in Henan egg breeder project

Chia Tai Group, an investment holding company of Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group, has announced construction of two grandparent egg breeder, two parent egg breeder, and two hatching facilities, in China’s Henan province. The total amount of investments is estimated to add up to €18.7 million. The project is currently underway in Fangcheng County, Nanyang City […]


SHANGHAI: Chia Tai Group of Companies is now focusing on expanding its food business, especially ready-to-eat and fast-food meals, in China over the next three to five years. Thanakorn Seriburi, Vice Chairman of Chia Tai Group – as Thailand’s CP Group is widely known in China – said the Chinese food business had a lot […]

Strengthen ties to maximise trade, investment opportunities with Laos

Laos presents huge trade and investment opportunities for Thailand thanks to its lavish natural resources, but the Thai side will have to do more to strengthen bilateral ties if it wants to benefit fully, said Thai Ambassador to Vientiane Wiboon Khusakul. Thai companies that have invested in the country include Mitr Phol Sugar Group, which […]