Thailand’s reluctance to reduce duties for incoming Malaysian cars to the AFTA CEPT tax rate of 5% is making it difficult for UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd to export it’s locally assembled Toyota Hiace vans to Thailand. UMW Toyota has raised this issue with our Ministry of International Trade and Industry, in hopes that it will be settle soon between the two governments. For context, read the related blog posts.
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