Iran’s monthly car output up 139% yr/yr

November 2, 2016 - 8:52

TEHRAN- Iranian car makers manufactured 111,506 vehicles in the seventh Iranian calendar month of Mehr (September 22-October 21), showing 139.1 percent rise from 46,629 vehicles manufactured in the same month in the preceding year, ISNA reported on Tuesday.

The country’s car output also stood at 691,581 in the first seven months of the current Iranian year (March 20-October 21), showing 26.2 percent rise compared to the same period of time last year.

Iran is scheduled to manufacture 1.35 million of cars by the end of the current calendar year (March 20, 2017), Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohsen Salehinia announced in early April.

As Salehinia underlined, the government seeks to improve the quality as well as the quantity of the domestically produced cars on the way to boost their exports.


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