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Minister shocked by massive storeof rotting rubber

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  • Writer: Surachai Piragsa & Sermpong Thongsamrit
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Deputy Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Yuthapong Charassat said he was startled to find 10,000 tonnes of rubber left to rot in warehouses in three northeastern provinces under the government's pledging scheme. 

The abandoned raw rubber was found during Mr Yuthapong's recent inspections of storage facilities in Bung Kan, Udon Thani and Si Sa Ket provinces.

The rubber stored in the warehouses was pledged under the government's scheme to stabilise rubber prices in over 56 provinces nationwide.

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