Thai government needs 180 billion baht to pay farmers: Niwatthamrong

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Commerce Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan said yesterday the caretaker government needs 180 billion baht to pay farmers who have sold rice to the government under the rice pledging scheme.

Niwatthamrong disclosed the figures of funds to be used to fund its rice pleding scheme for the 2013/2014 harvest crop year as the caretaker Finance Minister Kittirat na Ranong is to meet the Election Commission in Chonburi today to discuss its loan request.

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