Malaysia is refusing a request from Thailand to pay compensation for delaying next year's tariff cuts on imported cars until 2005. Rafidah Aziz "They have no standing on any compensation," Malaysian Trade Minister Rafidah Aziz is quoted as saying at a recent Assn. of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) Economic Ministers meeting in Brunei. "It's never been part of our agenda." She says Malaysians did not buy enough Thai-made cars to justify compensation. "Our people have not ...

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