Rice exports for this year will meet the government's target of 8.5 million tonnes, Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom said on Thursday.
Boonsong Teriyapirom (Photo by Thiti Wannamontha)
Mr Boonsong said the Commerce and Finance ministries are compiling all related data on the government's rice mortgage scheme - one of the most controversial flagship policies of the ruling Pheu Thai Party - for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The issue will be explained to the public on Friday.
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