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Dems look to China for rice racket clues

BoT asked to disclose letter of credit for deal

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The Democrat Party will seek China's help in uncovering alleged irregularities in a 5,000-tonne rice contract involving a Chinese trading firm. 

Democrat spokesman Chavanond Intarakomalyasut said a letter will be sent to the Chinese embassy requesting details of the rice deal which came to light in the recent no-confidence debate.

Democrat MP for Phitsanulok Warong Dejkitwikrom alleged that GSSG Import & Export Corp, a China-based trading firm, might have been used as a front for Siam Indica Co, a Thai rice exporter, in an attempt to benefit from the government's rice-pledging scheme.

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