TEHRAN (Iran News) –Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade says the production of different types of cars has been 748,000 in 8 months which is the highest in recent four years.
Reacting to an interview published in ILNA, the ministry in a statement refuted the allegations published in the interview and claimed the car production in 8 months has been the highest in recent four years.
The ministry said that 748,000 cars have been manufactured in 8 months which is the highest in recent four years and the car production has witnessed 15% growth comparing to the same period in 2 years ago and 53% more than three years ago.
The ministry also criticized some statistics in that interview and called them baseless and contradictory.
It also refuted the news that imported cars will soon arrive in the national countries because imports of cars are still under process.
The ministry also rejected the claims that auto-makers are to increase the prices of their products by 100%, noting that the prices of products have not even increased by 4% and it is not to increase more.
According to the ministry, in the first 8 months of the year, car production and delivery to the market has increased by 32% and even in the Iranian calandar month of Aban, the production of different types of light and heavy vehicles boke the five-year record of production.
The ministry has also reiterated that car production will accelerate and the number of production will increase by the end of the year in mid-March.