Duties on BMWs, other imports raised A$920 million last fiscal year.
The Australian Productivity Commission calls for an end to restrictions on imports of secondhand vehicles when local vehicle production ends in 2017. The commission’s final report on its inquiry into Australia’s auto-manufacturing industry says allowing the secondhand imports would deliver lower prices, improved features and greater choice for vehicle buyers. The used imports initially should be limited to vehicles no older than five years and from countries that have ...
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