CANBERRA – Federal opposition leader Mark Latham is calling for a review of planned Australian vehicle import-tariff reductions. The new party leader says he will oppose the proposed cuts in car tariffs from 15% to 10% in 2005 and 5% in 2010 unless there is a thorough review. (See related story: Aussie Government Extends Auto Industry Subsidies) Before winning the leadership position, Latham was against tariff protection, describing it as "the economic equivalent of racism" in a 2001 ...

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