"..the company started exporting vehicles to the Middle East in 1996 and since then has never missed a shipment..
"Failure to supply vehicles to our export customers raises concerns about our ability to meet committed customer orders and places a dark cloud over our ability to maintain our position as the preferred distributor to the Middle East"
Source: Toyota seeks secret ballot after stoppage
by Ewin Hannan and Stuart Rintoul
The Australian Newspaper,
Friday September 23rd, 2011, page 6