Mr. Abhijit Datta, Managing Director of SCG International , representing SCG , one of the leading conglomerates in Thailand and Asean paid a courtesy call on H.E. Ambassador of Bangladesh Mr. Mohammed Abdul Hye on 2 March 2021 at the Embassy. In the meeting Mr. Datta referred Bangladesh as a growing economy and one of the most promising destinations for them. He informed that Siam Cement in joint venture with Great Wall Ceramic Industries provides with various type of building solutions ranging from Roof Solution, Indoor/Outdoor Solution, Bathroom Solution and Elder Care Solution in Bangladesh market with an aim to provide creative ideas and technical support from building experts in a growing economy like Bangladesh. He also informed that their new construction technology for faster installation received encouraging feedback from the construction industry and infrastructure builders of Bangladesh.
Given the impressive economic growth resulting fast infrastructure and housing sector development in Bangladesh H.E. Ambassdor Mr. Mohammed Abdul Hye urged the Managing Director to explore more opportunities in Bangladesh market. He assured all necessary support of the Embassy in facilitating the investment of the SCG.
In 2016, SCG was ranked as the second largest company in Thailand and the 604th largest public company in the world by Forbes. The company is SET50 and SETHD-listed and an industry benchmark. Since its founding, the company has expanded into various businesses with three core business units: SCG Cement-building materials; SCG Chemicals; and SCG Packaging. SCG heavily invests in South and Southeast Asia region including packaging businesses in Malaysia, a petrochemical complex in Vietnam, and many cement plants around the regions.