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Byline: The Nation.
Opposing views lead to confusion as clock ticks for main crop
The government's guaranteed price for rice could be revised downwards from Bt14,000 a tonne to Bt12,000, in line with the world market price.
The National Rice Policy Committee yesterday disagreed on a final subsidy price, because relevant government agencies, including the Finance, Commerce and Agriculture ministries, representatives from Government House and rice experts, have different ideas about the price-intervention programme.
Chaired by Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat, the meeting was told the government wanted to finalise the rice-intervention price …