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(From Bangkok Post)
The Federation of Thai Industries wants the government to ban the importation of second-hand electrical and electronic products from developed countries.
The federation said it wanted to prevent Thailand from becoming a dumping ground for products that had only a short lifespan before being discarded as toxic waste.
Phaphad Phodhivorakhun, the FTI's chairman, said the call for a ban had been lodged with the Science, Technology and Environment Ministry and the Industry Ministry.
Mr Phaphad said the ban would cover imported used products which …