Skip to main content
No. of Recommendations: 0
The US government and the UAW imposed ridiculous import limits on Jap/Korean cars so the only way they could sell them in the US was to build plants in the US. Exactly the same as it is in the EU.

Speaking of import duties on passenger cars, you can look them up by country in this document:
http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:E69mXLQflMgJ:www.ita.doc.gov/td/auto/international/importreq/TBR2006.pdf

A couple of examples:

China 25%
Brazil 35%
Australia 8%
EU 10%

DB2
Print the post  

Announcements

This is a Politics Free Board
Politically charged posts are not permitted on the Metar Board. If you make a political post, and it is alerted, the post will be removed. Thanks!
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.