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S. Korean parliament to vote on rice deal
Ass Press
ET South Korea's ruling and opposition parties agreed Monday to vote this week on whether to endorse a deal opening the country's rice market -- a proposal that has sparked angry and sometimes violent protests among farmers. The government concluded the accord with the United States, China, Thailand and six other rice-exporting countries late last year and sought parliamentary ratification. The accord calls for increasing South Korea's mandatory rice imports from the current 4 percent of domestic consumption to 8 percent by 2014, before fully opening the market with tariffs thereafter.

Farmers have strongly opposed the deal, claiming that they are already heavily indebted and that their plight would worsen if cheaper rice from China and the U.S. state of California flood into the domestic market.

On Monday, the floor leaders of the ruling Uri Party and the main opposition Grand National Party agreed to vote on the rice deal Wednesday, said Park Yang-sook, a ruling party official.
MGR Archive 22.11.2005
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