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China plans to ban government officials from buying foreign cars

China may be about to issue an order that will have bureaucrats up and down the country quaking in their boots, or at least their luxury leather seats.

A public consultation ends on Friday on a proposal to stop officials spending taxpayers' money on foreign-branded cars, forcing them to buy Chinese models instead.

The BBC's John Sudworth reports from Shanghai.

  • 08 Mar 2012
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