Khodrocar – Massive complaints hit the government since they released the new vehicle import regulations recently. President Rouhani promised to get the regulations revised. The latest regulation released by the government show a big increment in import tariffs of hybrid cars, from 5 to 25 and 45 percent. After all the complaints and what the president had promised, the ministry of industry, mine and trade released a plan regarding decrease of the import tariffs of the hybrid vehicles.
"The new plan contains a 20 percent drop in import tariffs of hybrid vehicles. This plan also contains regulations regarding those pre-imported vehicles still abandoned at the customs. They will be released with the same old tariff rates.” Said source to Khodrocar Journalist, from inside the ministry of industry, mine and trade.
"Pre-Imported vehicles with the CIF over 40 thousand USD still stuck at the customs will be released with 130 percent import tariff rate, 40 percent more than those vehicles with CIF below 40 thousand USD.” Added the source.
The plan has been sent to the government’s cabinet and will be sat on their table on Wednesday, to revise.
Khodrocar Journalist: Asal Dadashloo
Khodrocar Translator: Mostafa Anisi