The Thai Auto Parts Manufacturers Assn. is petitioning the government seeking to have vehicles and parts excluded from a proposed free-trade agreement with Japan. In its petition to Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra and other ministers, the group says that removing import tariffs on completely built-up cars and parts would result in sharply lower demand for locally made products. The two countries aim to conclude the FTA talks in July and have an agreement signed by the end of the year. ...

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