18 November 1998


November 13, 1998 To : The President Stock Exchange of Thailand Re : Submission of financial statements for the 3rd quarter of1998 and explanation on the difference over 20 per cent from the same period last year. Enclosures: Financial statements for the 3rd quarter of 1998 We are sending you herewith the enclosed financial statement of the Company and the consolidated statement of the group for the3rd quarter of 1998 ended 30th September, 1998. The consolidated operating results of the Company and its subsidiaries for the 3rd quarter this year is a profit of Baht 318.4 million. It is lower than that of the same period last year by more than 22 per cent. This is because of our share in the loss of our associate which is more than Baht 18 million and the drop of our sales revenues in line which the changes of economic conditions, despite the drop is much smaller than that experienced during the 1st half of this year. Please be informed accordingly. Sincerely Yours, (Chatchai Thiamtong) Vice President - Finance