WHA Industrial Development, the focal point of Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC)
Nine+ of WHA Industrial Development Industrial estates are strategically located in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) of Rayong and Chonburi provinces. Covering the area of 35,074 rai (14,021 acres), investors in our estates enjoys the benefit of EEC development plan under scheme of Thailand 4.
New investment promotion tools have been developed by the Eastern Economic Corridor Office, as well as the Investment Promotion Act has been amended to add new or enhanced incentives for investors who apply advanced technologies, and demonstrate strength in innovation and R&D. To further investment and development of Thailand’s 10 target industries five existing industries will be upgraded while additional five new industries have been targeted as new growth engines.
Thailand 4.0 – combination of cyber and physical production system, demonstrates Thailand’s readiness to reform country’s economic structure and competitiveness through attractive policies to increase foreign investment in the target industries. Through the integration of the integrated network of cyber and real manufacturing world, the Internet of Things (IoT) enormously favors the production lines and processes at manufacturing sites.
Combined with great existing industrial clusters and worldwide-recognized area for foreign investment, the EEC already offer the appropriate infrastructure and utilities. The strategic logistics and transportation infrastructure in public transportation are under major improvement with linkage with international marketing through dual rail tracks, high-speed trains from Bangkok, highway expansions, development of Laem Chabang deep seaport and expansions of all three airports in the greater Bangkok area - Suvarnabhumi, Don Mueang, and U-Tapao.
Collaboration between the government, the public and private sectors and academic institutions will put the right mechanisms in place, covering all aspects such as investments in infrastructure, human capital, education, and government support.
EEC 12 Target Industries
• Next-Generation Automotive
• Intelligent Electronics
• Advance Agriculture & Biotechnology
• Food Processing
• High Wealth & Medical Tourism
• Robotics & Automation
• Aviation & Logistics
• Comprehensive Healthcare
• Biofuel & Biochemical
• Education and Human Resource Development