Reuters: Hundreds of thousands of tons of rice are being smuggled from Cambodia and Burma into Thailand

Smuggling Rice to Thailand: Like Coals to Newcastle – Reuters, July 15, 2013
Hidden in 18-wheeler trucks, carts and pick-up vans, hundreds of thousands of tons of rice are being smuggled from Cambodia and Burma into Thailand, although the country holds enough stocks to meet half the world’s annual trade in the commodity…

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One Response to Reuters: Hundreds of thousands of tons of rice are being smuggled from Cambodia and Burma into Thailand

  1. Wiz says:

    Thai translation of Reuters report is here:
    http://www.manager.co.th/Around/ViewNews.aspx?NewsID=9560000086764

    Note: if you manage to read Thai nettizen’s response, you will find that many Thai nettizens have condemned this rice pledge as the way to please the rice plantation owners in Burma – Laos – Cambodia along those rice mill owners at the expense of Thai taxpayers as well as Thai farmers and Thai consumers

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