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15 May 2020 17:05:00
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Management Discussion and Analysis Quarter 1 Ending 31 Mar 2020
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                Management Discussion and Analysis

Company name                             : AQ ESTATE PUBLIC COMPANY LIMITED
Year                                     : 2020
Quarter                                  : Quarter 1
Ending                                   : 31-Mar-2020
Note                                     :
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SET. 014/2020
    
15 May 2020

Subject:    Clarification of the operating result for Q.1/2020
To:        Directors and the Manager
                    The Stock Exchange of Thailand
CC:           Secretary of the SEC Office

According to the resolution of the Board of Directors' Meeting of AQ Estate 
Public Company Limited No. 5/2020 on 15 May 2020 at 15.00 p.m., the Board of
Director have considered the information items that could notify the resolution
of Boards' meeting to Office of the Securities and Exchange Commission of
Thailand, is to consider and approve the financial statements for Q1/2020 ended
31 March 2020 and reviewed by the CPA successfully.
AQ Estate Public Company Limited hereby reported its operating results for 
Q.1/2020 with net loss of 54.01 million baht and net loss of 43.61 million baht
in 2019 for the period then ended, resulting in an increase in losses of Baht
10.40 million from the same period in 2019 and a loss of more than 20 % for the
following reasons:
            Unit: Million Baht
     Q1-2020    Q1-2019    Increase (Decrease    %Increase (Decrease)
Revenues from Sales and Services    148.65     276.86     (128.21)    (46.31)
Cost of Sales and Services    140.85     234.25     (93.40)    (39.87)
Gross Profits    7.80     42.61     (34.81)    (81.69)
Other Incomes    22.09     32.93     (10.84)    (32.92)
Expenses    80.84     119.16     (38.32)    (32.16)
Financial Costs    1.39     0.04     1.35     3,375.00
Income Tax     1.67     0.01     1.66     16,600.00
Profit (loss) for the year    (54.01)    (43.61)    (10.40)    23.85

Revenues from sales and services of the company and its subsidiaries amounted to
148.65 million baht for Q.1/2020, compared with amounting to Baht 276.86
million in 2019 for the period then ended, a decrease of 128.21 million baht or
46.31% due to the following reasons:
1.    Revenues from sale of property was 100.97 million baht. In the year 2019 
amounted to 241.80 million baht in for the period then ended, a decrease of
140.83 million baht or 58.24%. The main reason is that the number of house sales
has decreased due to the effect of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak
 situation.
2.    Revenues from hotel operations and services of the company and its 
subsidiaries amounted to 41.99 million baht for Q.1/2020. In the year 2019
amounted to Baht 29.94 million baht for the period then ended, an increase of
12.06 million baht or 40.28% from the same prior period due to the operating
result improved and the company has increased the hotel business from the same
period in 2019.
3.    Other incomes of company and its subsidiaries amounted to 22.09 million baht 
for Q.1/2020. In the year 2019 amounted to Baht 32.93 million baht for the
period then ended, a decrease of 10.84 million baht from the same period in2019,
 representing 32.93%. The main reason is that interest income decreased in 2020.
4.    Cost of sales and services amounted to 140.85 million baht for Q.1/2020, 
compared with amounting to 234.25 million baht in 2019 for the period then
ended, a decrease of 93.40 million baht or 39.87% due to the sales decline.
5.    Gross profit of company and its subsidiaries amounted to 7.80 million baht 
for Q.1/2020, compared with amounting to 42.61 million baht in 2019 for the
period then ended, a decrease of 34.81 million baht, representing 81.69% due to
the company had sales of real estate decreased in Q.1/2020.
6.    Selling and administrative expenses were 80.84 million baht in 2020 and 
119.16 million baht for the period then ended in 2019, a decrease of 38.33
million baht or 32.16% due to the increased personnel expenses and litigation
costs due to the company has court fees, lawyer fees and leasehold rights of
hotel at Samui for the year 2019.
7.    Income tax of the company and its subsidiaries were 1.67 million baht for 
Q.1/2020 and 0.01 million baht for the period then ended in 2019, an increase of
 1.66 million baht or 16,600%.

For the reason mentioned above, the net loss of company and its subsidiaries 
amounted to 54.01 million baht for Q.1/2020.

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Yours Sincerely,

 (Mr. Suthad Chankingthong)  (Ms. Ranchana Rajatanavin)
 Director                                      Director
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