Source: Tehran Times
Iran's car production decreased by 66.2 percent in the calendar month of Shahrivar (ended on September 21) compared to the same month last year, ISNA News Agency reported.
Workers at an Iran Khodro (IKCO) plant in Tehran
During the Iranian month of Shahrivar this year, 53,027 cars were produced, as compared to 156,958 cars for the prior year. Also, during the first six months of the current Iranian year that started in March, 459,440 cars were produced which is a drop of 45% as compared to 792,286 cars for last year.
Iran plans to manufacture at least three million cars by 2025 and export some one million sets, the Fars News Agency quoted Industry, Mine, and Trade Minister Mehdi Ghazanfari as saying on June 16.
"Some 1.6 million cars were manufactured in the past calendar year and 55,000 cars were exported," Ghazanfari said.
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