Car Prices in Iran at the Crossroads

Car Prices in Iran at the Crossroads Car Prices in Iran at the Crossroads

No decision has been made about increasing car prices, the Industries Ministry said in a statement released on Thursday following comments from deputy minister of industries Mohsen Salehinia to the effect that new car prices would be announced at the weekend.
Salehinia told IRNA on Wednesday that “Car prices will be updated on Saturday or Sunday,” and added that the new prices would be in response to rising overheads of the auto industry, but “preserving consumer rights” has been taken into consideration. 
A few hours after Salehinia’s comments were carried by the state news agency, the public relations office of the Industries Ministry rushed to make denials in a press release. “No decision has been made yet about updating car prices. Based on reports received by the ministry, measures will be introduced in due course.


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