EghtesadOnline: Using insider information and the benefits of cronyism, some auto importers have made fortunes from the volatile import rules and the chaotic market over the past two years. To address the matter lawmakers on Monday passed a bill to impose a 60% tax on organizations and companies that benefitted from the windfall.
EghtesadOnline: After months of wrangling between the government and auto importers over the imposition of new restrictions, new rules have been approved by the government. The online auto import registration system that had been suspended for months will restart at the weekend.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Auto Importers Association has filed a complaint against the Head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Mojtaba Khosrotaj.
EghtesadOnline: The head of Iran Auto Importers Association, Farhad Ehteshamzad, is of the opinion that cumbersome regulations related to the auto import sector are unwarranted leaning on imprudence, and therefore need to be redefined sooner rather than later.
EghtesadOnline: Head of the Iranian Automobile Importers Association has called on the government to revise its definition of “luxury cars,” stating that “engine size” is not an appropriate token for classifying a car as luxurious.