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Hyundai joins fray in Myanmar's crowded auto market

Nissan, Suzuki, Kia and Ford turn to local production to avoid import limits

A Feb. 8 launch party in Yangon marked the beginning of Hyundai's local production in Myanmar. (Photo by Yuichi Nitta)

YANGON -- Myanmar's restrictions on imported vehicles are pressing foreign automakers to switch to local production, adding pressure to a crowded field in Southeast Asia's last promising growth market.

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