EghtesadOnline: Auto imports during the nine months to Dec. 21 stood at about $2.9 billion indicating a 50.5% year-on-year increase according to data published by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration.
EghtesadOnline: After months of squabbling over shutting down the online auto import registration system by the government, the website resumed work on Sunday.
EghtesadOnline: Iran Auto Importers Association has filed a complaint against the Head of the Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Mojtaba Khosrotaj.
EghtesadOnline: Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has stopped issuing auto import permits for all cars.
EghtesadOnline: According to the latest customs data 23,266 vehicles were imported into the country in the first four months to July, up 55% y/y.
EghtesadOnline: The Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has announced a proposal, the implementation of which is certain to tighten the grip of Iran Khodro and SAIPA, the largest state-controlled automakers, on the domestic market.
EghtesadOnline: The head of Auto and Parts Importers Association has criticized a proposal by the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade to restrict car imports to a handful of mostly state-owned automakers.
EghtesadOnline: Last winter authorities in Tehran in an unexpected move put an end to gray imports of vehicles depriving the sector of almost half the resources and channels used for auto imports.
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: Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization, affiliated to the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade, has released the latest data on automotive exports.