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JFE girds for full capacity at Rayong plant next year

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RAYONG - JFE Steel Corp, Japan's second-largest steelmaker, expects its US$300-million galvanised steel sheet plant in Thailand will run at full capacity in the final quarter of next year, brushing aside concerns about anti-government protests here. 

JFE chief executive Eiji Hayashida shows Industry Minister Prasert Boonchaisuk around the new factory yesterday. SOMCHAI POOMLARD

The facility, with a capacity to produce 400,000 tonnes per annum of hot-dipped galvanised steel sheet, is JFE's first such plant in Asean and the second outside Japan after China.

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