The government has not struck a barter deal with China to swap Thai farm produce for Chinese investment in high-speed rail, Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt says.
Transport Minister Chadchat Sittipunt is a major force in pushing development of the proposed high-speed rail network, but he says reports of a barter deal with China are false. (Bangkok Post file photo)
He dismissed reports that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has persuaded Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to agree on a barter trade deal.
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