Economy August 31, 2018 01:00

By The Nation

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The Foreign Trade Department of the Commerce Ministry has sold 16.91 million tonnes of rice for Bt140 billion, out of a total stock of 17.76 million tonnes left over under the rice pledging scheme of the previous government .

 Despite the stock sales, the government is still shouldering loss of more than Bt500 billion from the rice pledging scheme , the source said.