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Thailand bans the importation of used vehicles

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Thailand’s cabinet yesterday approved the Transport Ministry’s proposal to ban import and registration of second-hand vehicles. Four types of vehicles are targeted by the ban: motorcycles, sedans, pick-ups and vehicles that carry more than seven passengers.

The ban also aims to prevent or minimise the smuggling of parts used to assemble vehicles that cab then be sold as new.

Read more: The Nation