After the Food Task Force (Satgas Pangan) raided the warehouse of PT Indo Beras Unggul (IBU) on July 20, 2017, arrested dozens of the Company’s employee, sealed the warehouse with its 1,161 tons of rice, and alleged the Company of fraud, the Company through its parent company PT Tiga Pilar Sejahtera Food Tbk (AISA) issued clarifications and rebuttals through various media. In response to the rebuttal, the Minister of Agriculture Amran Sulaiman gave a statement before the House of Representatives. But his statement only made things even more confusing and strange, mostly because the Government cannot firmly explain what they mean by the word “subsidies”.To subscribe please click here