SI RACHA, CHON BURI: The labour shortage in the agricultural sector and the government's rice pledging scheme helped Siam Kubota Corp's sales of agricultural machinery reach 2.5 billion baht in the first six months.
Sales met the company's forecast as domestic demand rose by 25% from the same period last year. It has projected total sales of 5 billion baht this year, up from 4.2 billion last year.
Senior executive vice-president Opart Dhanvarjor said the 2011 floods disrupted the supply chain and manufacturing process to skew last year's sales.
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