Thailand's government says it will not drop a 20% import tax on Malaysian vehicles because Malaysia uses non-tariff barriers to protect its auto industry. A Thai government spokesman says if Thailand gives the tax break it not only would derail Thailand's policy to become the "Detroit of Asia" but would reward Malaysia for its protectionist policies. Earlier this year, Malaysia finally complied with the Association of South East Asian Nations Free Trade Area agreement – three years ...
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