Iran Auto Imports

Iran Auto Imports

Get the latest statistics about automotive import in Iran, along with the latest updates in import law

  • Car Import Registration Underway
    The government has done its duty regarding car imports and applicants are expected to undergo the procedures speedily so that new cars could enter Iran soon, the industries, mining and trade...
  • No Deadline for Car Imports
    After the Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade said it is “impossible” to specify a date for car imports, experts are wondering whether the ministry is serious about the issue. While rumors...
  • Car Import Rules Clarified 
    Industries, Mining and Trade Minister Reza Fatemi-Amin clarified ambiguities related to car import rules and regulations in a press conference on Sept. 5. “From the very outset, we announced that...
  • Government Announces Regulations, Bylaws for Importing Economy Cars
    Regulations for car imports, approved by the Council of Ministers on August 17, were announced by First Vice-President Mohammad Mokhber on Aug. 25. Although the price of imported cars has a...
  • Impact of Car Imports on Market Regulation Examined
    Automotive experts believe car imports will not have a noticeable impact on Iran’s car industry, as the price of foreign cars will be much higher than that of domestic ones.  They believe that the...
  • Gov’t to Extend Lower Tariffs for More Economical Car Import
    After announcing the decision to lift the car import ban, the government is encouraging the import of more economical vehicles. "Under the new regulations, in addition to the top two deciles, car...
  • Automotive Import Beneficial
    An official believes that car import is the only solution for streamlining the current unfavorable condition in the automotive market, as he warned about the consequences of prolonging the import...
  • Majlis Joint Commission Approves Proposal to Import 70,000 Cars
    The number of imported cars, which has been discussed intermittently by the Majlis Joint Commission as part of the fiscal 2022-23 budget bill, has been ratcheted up to 70,000.  This issue has now...
  • Which Cars Are Likely to Be Imported in Fiscal 2022-23
    After the Majlis Joint Commission’s approval for importing 60,000 vehicles in the fiscal 2022-23 (starting March 21, 2022), media outlets are speculating about the models on the import list. Cars...
  • Import of 50,000 Cars Approved
    The Majlis Budget Integration Commission has approved the import of 50,000 passenger cars and 10,000 heavy mining and road construction machinery in the next fiscal year (starting March 21, 2022...
  • 7,500 Imported Cars to Hit Iranian Roads
    A two-year tussle between Iranian auto importers and government officials is coming to a close, with 7,500 imported vehicles receiving permits to hit the domestic roads. Secretary of Iran Auto...
  • Iranian Carmaker Says Cannot Deliver Presold Renaults
    Pars Khodro, a subsidiary of Iranian car company SAIPA, reportedly presold 36,000 Renault cars which it now says it cannot deliver because the new US sanctions have disrupted the supply of parts....
  • Car Imports Remain at Zero in Iran
    Informed sources say the ban on auto imports introduced in June by the government will be extended to the next  fiscal year that begins in March. President Hassan Rouhani will present next years’s...
  • Majlis Report Exposes Corruption in Car Imports
    Following the public outcry over illegal car imports often reported in the local media, the Majlis launched an inquiry the results of which were published on Tuesday. In short, the law-making body...
  • Auto Importers Warned Against Price Gouging
    Iranian auto importers, who had brought vehicles into the country when the open market forex rate was significantly lower than the current average of 95,000 rials per US dollar, need to slash the...
  • Iran Authorities Update Public on Illicit Car Imports Case
    In separate interviews, Iran’s deputy judiciary chief and the industries minister have delivered updates on an ongoing case in regard to illicit car imports, with the former announcing that four...
  • PSA Group Committed to Delivering Presold Cars in Iran
    Automotive joint ventures between Iranian and subsidiaries of French automotive group PSA, Peugeot and Citroen, have announced that measures have been adopted so as to deliver the cars they earlier...
  • Illicit Car Imports Under Judiciary’s Scrutiny
    Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani says they have questioned potential suspects in the case revolving around the alleged illegal release of imported vehicles from the customs warehouses...
  • Iran Bans Presale of Imported Cars
    Following a government directive barring imports of vehicles into Iran, authorities with Consumer and Producer Protection Organization have announced that pre-selling such vehicles is also banned...
  • With Supply Chain Bottlenecked, Car Production Declines in Iran
    Imported auto parts have been languishing in customs warehouses as restrictive regulations have put the brakes on commodities getting clearance for entering the country, leading to a slide in Iran'...
  •  Iran's Q1 Automotive Imports Bill Nearly Reach $1 Billion
    Iran's automotive import bill for the first quarter of the current fiscal which started on March 21 has been published, with the total value of the imported parts standing at $779 million and 7,043...
  • Iranian Auto Importers Caught Off Guard by Outright Ban - Interview
    Iranian car importers have run into an insurmountable brick wall, facing a total ban as per a directive signed on June 20 by the industries minister and officially announced two days later.  In...
  • With 162,079 vehicles sold in Iran last year, Renault registered a 10.8% share of the domestic market.
    In the face of mounting pressure from the hawkish US President Donald Trump on international firms to ditch their Iran operations, Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn says the company is committed to...
  • Imported Geely Cars Poised for Summer Debut in Iran
    Iranian automotive firm Arian Khodro Pars has brought several units of Geely cars into the country to be tested by Institute of Standards and Industrial Research of Iran and the Ministry of...
  • Iranian MP: Hybrid Car Import Tariffs at 5-20%
    During the Cabinet meeting on Sunday, import tariffs for hybrid vehicles were once again amended after the government relented to mounting public pressure. Saeed Bastani, spokesman of Majlis...

Pages

Financialtribune.com