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Reporting on Big C Financial Results for Q1 2006

BackMay 11, 2006

Dear Sir,
Big C Supercenter PCL is pleased to report the first quarter results
 of its company and subsidiaries that have been examined by
 Ernst & Young auditors as of 31th March, 2006 as follows:
The operating results of the Company and its subsidiaries for the
 first quarter of 2006 reflect a net profit of Baht 659 million, compared
 to a last year net profit of Baht 528 million which represented 
an increase of Baht 131 million or 24.7 %. This excellent result of
 this quarter was based on the following reasons:   

1.  Net sales during the first quarter of 2006 amounted to Baht 
   13,519 million for the company and its subsidiaries, which
   represented an increase of Baht 1,362 million or 11.2% over
   the same period of last year. Our sales growth came from
   our existing store and new store performance along with 
   successful marketing activities.
2. Rental and Service Income from tenants for the first 
   quarter of 2006 was Baht 576 million which represented
   an increase of Baht 92 million or 19% over the same 
   period last year, such increase resulted from new store 
   expansion of 2005 that provided more rental space.
3. Other Income including income from suppliers subsidies 
   of in-store promotions, manufacturer promotions and others 
   in the first quarter of 2006 was Baht 1,344 million, which 
   represented an increase of Baht 219 million or 19.5% over
   the same period last year.
4. Gross Profit of Baht 1,321 million in the first quarter of 
   2006 represented an increase of Baht 105 million or 8.6% 
   over the same period last year. 
5. Selling and Administration Expenses of Baht 2,269
   million in the first quarter of 2006 represented an increase
   of Baht 227 million or 11.1 % over the same period of 
   last year figures which was caused by new store expansion. 
6. Interest expenses for the first quarter of 2006 was 
   Baht 17 million which represented a decrease of Baht 4
   million or 20.4% over the same period last year as the 
   resulted of decreasing in loan amount.
7. Corporate income tax for the first quarter of 2006
   was Baht 292 million, up Baht 59 million or 25.5% over 
   the same period of year.

   Yours very truly,


   Miss Rumpa Kumhomreun
   CFO, VP of Accounting & Finance