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Bangkok's neighbouring province, Samut Sakhon, could experience a loss of as much as 150 billion baht as severe floods are expected to hit the province later this week and last about a month, says the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI). About 35 kilometres southwest of Bangkok, Samut Sakhon is home to nearly 5,000 factories with a total industrial workforce of 500,000, the majority of which are employed in the seafood sector, including SET-listed Thai Union Frozen Products Plc (TUF), one…
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