Vietnam hikes car tariffs, upsets investors


By Christina Toh-Pantin HANOI, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Vietnam has abruptly raised tariffs on automobile components, shaking the confidence of foreign investors for the second time in three months. Under a December 4 decision that came to light this week, tariffs on parts for the small but rapidly growing auto-making sector will at least double, and in some cases almost quadruple, from the beginning of 2003. Limits on the importation of motorcyle components, suddenly imposed in September, ...

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