BEIJING — China's government should encourage manufacturers of medium-grade cars to cut prices in order to increase domestic car market share and meet the challenges that come with accession to the World Trade Organization, a government official says. The official claims carmakers' no-price-cut policy will bar them from gaining significant shares in the domestic market and subsequently cause them to lose potentially huge profits. He says the current domestic situation has resulted in a ...

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