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Amazon documents reveal company's strategy to dodge India's regulators (reuters.com)
59 points by r0n0j0y 11 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments

Discussion when the story was published https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26167352

This all just sounds like "blah blah incentives blah blah capitalism..." to me. Here's an example of an American company gaming the system: https://www.caranddriver.com/news/a15370925/feds-watching-fo...

TL;DR: Ford was importing cargo vans with extra seats so they qualify for a 2.5% import duty as passenger vans rather than a 25% import duty. It would take them 11 minutes to remove the extra seats so they could be sold as cargo vans.

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