European Union Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson is warning that a proposed Thai-Japanese free-trade agreement should be carefully considered to make sure it does not disadvantage other trading partners. He says European auto makers are threatening to move out if Thailand agrees to the removal of tariffs from Japanese cars, saying their cars would then be three times as expensive as Japanese makes. Mercedes E-Class would cost more than Japanese luxury brands. Japan is requesting ...

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