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The Lao government plans to tighten measures on items subject to zero duty brought into the country by investors and development firms. 

A Thai truck drives past railway tracks at the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge linking Nong Khai to Vientiane. The bridge is a gateway of exports from Thailand to Laos. (AFP file photo)

The move largely targets tariff-free petrol as some firms import more than they need and sell the excess, the Vientiane Times said.

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