Australia faces the prospect of imports of secondhand cars if a federal Competition Policy Review recommendation is accepted, but it is an idea that has the new-vehicle industry alarmed. The review says parallel-imports restrictions should be removed unless it can be shown the restrictions’ overall benefits to the community outweigh the costs. “Consistent with the recommendations of recent Productivity Commission reviews, parallel-import restrictions on books and secondhand ...

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