BUSINESS – Thai steelmaker forges Thilawa contract

Thai steelmaker Millcon Plc is expected to start its operations in Burma next year after being granted a license to invest in Thilawa Special Economic Zone, according to Bangkok Post, which quoted chief executive Sittichai Leeswadtrakul as saying that its factory was due to be ready by the year’s end and would start operating commercially in early 2016. Millcon is partnered with General Engineering Plc, a concrete materials maker.