Government says rice pledging price to remain static
New rules to ensure rice is of high quality, fresh
- Published: 11 Mar 2013 at 00.13
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The pledging price for the 2012-2013 second crop of off-season rice will remain unchanged, Internal Trade Department director-general Wiboonlaksana Ruamraksa says.
The price of rice under the government's pledging scheme for the 2012-2013 crop year will remain at 15,000 baht a tonne for white rice and 20,000 baht a tonne for Hom Mali fragrant rice, she said.
She said the national rice policy committee will hold a meeting Monday to consider criteria for the rice pledging scheme for the 2012-2013 crop year, which is expected to cost 105 billion baht.
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