Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
Price and subsidies cast a shadow over rice policy
PRICE STABILITY and government subsidies are two key challenges facing international rice trade, experts say.
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 00:00
Energy subsidies and long-term strategies highlighted
Energy Minister Arak Chonlatanon highlighted energy price subsidies and energy-conservation policies as one of his first-year achievement.
Thu, 30 Aug 2012 00:00
Global rice price hinges on India, Thailand, ADB report says
The global rice trade could contract quickly this year if India halts its exports and Thailand maintains its price subsidies for farmers, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Thursday.
Tue, 01 May 2012 00:00
Sovereign ratings at risk due to fuel sudsidies: S&P
Asia-Pacific countries that have introduced energy-price subsidies could suffer from weaker sovereign ratings, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has warned.
Mon, 30 Apr 2012 00:00
Some Asia-Pacific sovereign ratings at risk: S&P
Asia-Pacific countries which have launched energy price subsidies could suffer from the weaker sovereign ratings, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services warned.
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 00:00
Agricultural policies do more harm than good
Disastrous price subsidies for farm produce will do long-term damage to Thailand's farmers, who form the core support of the ruling Pheu Thai Party
Sat, 17 Mar 2012 00:00
Crop policy leads to failure and long-term damage
Price subsidies on farm produce are reducing Thailand's competitiveness and harming agriculture; it's time to reverse them before it's too late